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Scientists Fight to Save a Glittering Green Bee After the Summer Fires

Scientists Fight to Save a Glittering Green Bee After the Summer Fires

The green carpenter bee (Xylocopa aerata) is an iconic, beautiful native species described as a “jewel of nature” for its metallic green and gold colouring. Carpenter bees are so named because they excavate their own nests in wood, as opposed to using existing holes. With a body length of about…