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Western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) on tufted vetch flowers

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The native western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis) on tufted vetch (Vicia cracca) in Saanichton, British Columbia. This species has been in decline in recent decades, but used to be widespread and locally common in the western U.S. (Photo credit: Jeremy Gatten, LGL Limited, used with permission)


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