Thorp, an emeritus professor of entomology from the University of California at Davis, found one solitary bumblebee worker last year along a remote mountain trail in the Siskiyou Mountains, but hasnâ€™t been able to locate any this year. He fears that the species â€” Franklinâ€™s bumblebee â€” has gone extinct before anyone could even propose it for the endangered species list. To make matters worse, two other bumblebee species â€” one on the East coast, one on the West â€” have gone from common to rare.
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