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The European bumble bee was introduced to Tasmania by ships and aircraft from Europe. It competes for nectar with native bees and birds, may disrupt the pollination of native plants and facilitates the spread of some weeds in agricultural field.
Credit: Lee Pettet - istockphoto

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