Franklin's Bumblebee

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Endangerment

  • They are located only in the USA in a 190 mile stretch of southern Oregon and Northern California.
  • They have been decreasing in numbers because of diseases introduced by European imported bees used for commercial crops.
  • They have also suffered from lost of habitat.

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Solutions

  • There has been no conservation measures to help these insects.
  • We should place them in a zone where they cannot be affected by the disease.
  • We should also stop using so much land for commercial crop planting.