Tag: animals

By USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab from Beltsville, Maryland, USA
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#ICYMI: A Species of Bee is Now on the Endangered List

This article was edited on March 28th, 2017, to make a factual correction. There’s been no reason to believe this wouldn’t happen, but it finally did.  The bee specifically known as the rusty patched bumblebee has been placed on the critically endangered list. These bees, native to the east coast […]

ICYMI: Giraffes are Now Close to Extinction
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ICYMI: Giraffes are Now Close to Extinction

There are fewer than 100,000 of these giants in the wild these days, and that’s a big problem.  You’ve seen them in every zoo you’ve ever visited most likely, and maybe you thought the big concern was elephants.  While the threat to elephants certainly hasn’t gone away, more and more […]