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A study published this month in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution found that bumblebee queens exposed to neonicotinoids were 26% less likely to lay eggs compared with queens who weren't exposed to neonicotinoids.
Duennes is collecting bumblebees from all over California to study their health.
The bumblebees thrived on nectar of the clover blossoms.
While much of the attention has focused on dwindling honeybee populations due to colony collapse disorder, native bee populations including bumblebees, mason bees and many other solitary bee species, are also on the decline.
This information is useful for distinguishing which plants a honeybee keeper might want to plant versus someone who is interested in conserving bumblebees.
Have your children add details like birds and bumblebees, trees and grass.
Their favorite feast is krill, a shrimp-like animal about the size of a bumblebee that can assemble in a dense swarm hundreds of feet thick and more than a mile in length.
In the garden, blue vervain plants attract butterflies, bumblebees and other pollinators.
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Definition of bumblebee for English Language Learners
: a large, hairy bee
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