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BEE. The name of a well known insect.
     2. Bees are considered ferae naturae while unreclaimed; and they are not more subjects of property while in their natural state, than the birds which have their nests on the tree of an individual. 3 Binn. R. 546 5 Sm. & Marsh. 333. This agrees with the Roman law. Inst. 2 1, 14; Dig. 41, 1, 5, 2; 7 Johns. Rep. 16; 2 Bl. Com. 392 Bro. Ab. Propertie, 37; Coop. Justin. 458.
     3. In New York it has been decided that bees in a tree belong, to the owner of the soil, while unreclaimed. When they have been reclaimed, and the owner can identify them, they belong to him, and not to the owner of the soil. 15 Wend. R. 550. See 1 Cowen, R. 243.

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In early 2017, the rusty patched bumblebee, now present in only 0.
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Saturday: Bee kind and make a donation day - Why not donate to The Bumblebee Conservation Trust which works to protect bee habitats in the UK?
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First attempt for rearing of bumblebee was made by Sladen (1912).
For instance, the rusty-patched bumblebee, Bombus affinis, once common in the southern United States, has largely vanished from that area.
And that's a problem for us humans too, because scientists say the way the bumblebee pollinates certain plants makes it essential to food production.
Steps may now be taken to assist bumblebee colonies - which are generally smaller than those of honey bees - in migrating further north.
Scientists were surprised to receive more bumblebee sightings from volunteers in city centres than in either the countryside or suburbs.