Oregon investigating massive bumblebee deaths

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

The State of Oregon is investigating thousands of dead bumblebees found in a parking lot in Wilsonville.

The plaza, just off Interstate 5 that houses Costco, Target, a Sprint store and Panda Express to name a few, has about 65 European Linden trees.

Since the weekend, dead bumblebees have been falling from the trees. Experts estimate there have been more than 25,000 dead bees. On Sunday, the bees started falling from the trees until shoppers reported them to the various stores.

Read more at KGW.

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