A Bumblebee Gets New Protection on Obama’s Way Out

by Tatiana Schlossberg & John Schwartz

The rusty-patched bumblebee, once common across the continental United States, has been designated an endangered species. (Photo: Clay Bolt)

The Obama administration, rushing to secure its environmental legacy, increased protection for the rusty-patched bumblebee. Once common across the continental United States, has been designated an endangered species by the Fish and Wildlife Service.

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