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World's Largest Bee Rediscovered in Indonesia

A giant bee the size of an adult thumb was found alive for the first time in nearly 40 years, The New York Times reported Thursday.  The sighting, by a team of wildlife conservationists this January, proves that the world's largest bee had not gone extinct since it was last documented by scientists 38 years ago, though its habitat in a group of Indonesian islands called the North Moluccas is threatened by deforestation. The team recorded the bee on photo and video for the first time.  Read more...

 

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