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#1. The key to helping our rarer species to thrive is probably simply to add more flower patches to the landscape, making it a little easier for them to find food and keep their nests well provisioned. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#2. This is not just about bumblebees, but about creating a future environment for our children to enjoy, where there are still flowers, bees, butterflies and birds, and healthy crops to eat. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#3. James caught and measured the size of hundreds of wild, foraging buff-tails in and around Southampton, and found that the average size and tongue length varied greatly depending on which flower he caught them on. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#4. Ugly or beautiful, it is the little creatures that make the world go round. We should celebrate and appreciated them in all their wonderful diversity. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#5. This worked pretty well; the nests in gardens tended to grow much more quickly and become heavier than those on farms, presumably because they have more flowers. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#6. Smuts are parasitic fungi that are often spread by pollinators and so, in the case of campions, pollinators pose the double threat of both laying eggs that will hatch into voracious larvae and giving the flower a nasty dose of the clap. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#7. In flight a bumblebee flaps its wings 200 times per second (which equals 12,000 rpm), roughly equivalent to the speed of a high-revving motorbike engine. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#8. The music of the busy bee Is drowsy, and it comforts me; But, ah! 'tis quite another thing, When that same bee concludes to sting! Andrew Downing (nineteenth-century American horticulturalist) - Author: Dave Goulson
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#9. a bumblebee with a full stomach is only ever about forty minutes from starvation. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#10. Since the grasses are being parasitised, they grow less, leaving more room for other flowering plants. Pywell demonstrated that sowing rattle seed into an English meadow significantly boosted the diversity of flowers present by suppressing growth of grasses. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#11. Many bees evolved longer and longer tongues to make it easier for them to reach nectar hidden within flowers; some now have tongues longer than their bodies.fn1 - Author: Dave Goulson
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#12. Most of the rare species seemed to be very fond of clover, particularly red clover, and other wild legumes such as tufted vetch and bird's-foot trefoil, probably because these plants provide pollen that is unusually rich in protein. - Author: Dave Goulson
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#13. Sadly, one of the few places where bumblebees generally won't settle is in the bumblebee nest boxes widely sold in garden centres. Whatever - Author: Dave Goulson
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#14. but then who said journalists need to know anything about their subject before spouting their ill-informed opinions to millions? - Author: Dave Goulson
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#15. Take time to smell the roses and eventually you'll inhale a bee. Anon. - Author: Dave Goulson
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