giant bee- the world’s largest bee- has been rediscovered in a remote part of
Indonesia. The bee lives in the Indonesian island region of North Moluccas. The
bee has been spotted for the first time in almost 40 years
Wallace bee was discovered in the 19th century by British naturalist Alfred
Russel Wallace. It was nicknamed as the “flying bulldog”.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species lists the bee as “vulnerable”. Though the population
of the bee is relatively high, the remoteness of its population makes it hard