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The bumble bees in Norway are absolutely colossal and have incredible coloring. There are 35 species in all, 6 of which are endangered due to the hive collapse issue that seems to be plaguing all bees right now. This big boy (Bombus pascuorum sparreanus) is feeding on a Melancholy Thistle (Cirsium heterophyllum).

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