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Old 09-24-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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bumblebee Inbred bumblebees 'face extinction threat'

Inbred bumblebees 'face extinction threat'
By Mark Kinver Science and environment reporter, BBC News
6 September 2010 Last updated at 19:19 ET

BBC News - Inbred bumblebees 'face extinction threat'
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The lack of genetic diversity is making the bees more vulnerable to a number of threats, including parasitic infection, say scientists in Scotland.
They warn that some populations of bees are becoming increasingly isolated as a result of habitat loss.

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