Was the Bumblebee recently added on the list of endangered species? No, that is absolutely not true: a report was made a month ago when another site has made this claim. It happened back in 2016, but this very same article is still being republished by various web sites in order to attract likes, clicks and shares, in order to gain money from advertising.
The latest publish of the story appeared in an article published on June 30, 2018 by Thinking Humanity and it’s title was ‘Bumblebee Has Officially Been Added To The Ever-Growing List Of Endangered Species’ (archived here) which stated:
Bumblebee Has Officially Been Added To The Ever-Growing List Of Endangered Species
It is official, that the bumblebee was added to the ever-growing list of the endangered species, along with the gray wolf, the northern spotted owl, the grizzly bear, and about 700 other animals which are extinct. Once abundant in the forests and grasslands of the Midwest and East, the rusty-patched bee is now restricted to protections in the continental U.S. as its population is still decreasing at a very alarming rate.
It is estimated that as much as 95 percent only exists in isolated pockets in only 12 states, and the province of Ontario, Canada.
A month ago, we’ve already looked in the story, and found out it was old news:
Don’t fall for every story you read online from every site you see, because it can just be somebody trying to make money from your visit!