Please Help Me!
It’s common practice in humane society advertising to capitalize on the incredible emotional impact gazing into the eyes of an animal can have. It works with puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats.
That lead me to wonder if the same could be true for bumblebees…
Did my “poster child” catch your attention? Could you sense the suffering in its eyes? I predict most who answer the second question honestly will say, “No.”
So, I ask you to study the next photograph.
It’s the same bumblebee… dying.
Now consider, there are thousands upon thousands more like this one- perishing in bee die-offs.
Here lies where I hope we as humans can begin to react emotionally about the plight of bumblebees and bees (Apoidea). And then, act constructively to find ways to curtail bee die-off.
Apoidea are in trouble… they need help!