Rare bombus ruderatus bumblebee
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Rare black bumblebee found in Oxfordshire

A rare type of bumblebee has been found at a pottery in Oxfordshire.

About 100 bombus ruderatus bumblebees, which are completely black, have been spotted at Aston Pottery.

The species has declined by about 70% in the last 40 years.

The BBC's Jessica Cooper visited the pottery to find out more.

  • 14 Aug 2013
  • From the section Oxford