Bumblebees are the only bees which can already fly at freezing temperatures thanks to their active temperature regulation. The bombus alpinus likes to make us of abandoned mouse holes in which up to 150 individuals make up a colony.
Life expectancy: 1 year Size: 0.34 cm Weight: 1.2 g Habitat (maximum height): 3100 m Group size: 150 Young per litter / clutch: 15 Group: Insekten
Save half a square meter of unspoiled nature with every quartet game
Nature can only remain beautiful when we grant it sufficient space. That's why for every sold quartet game we make a little donation to the regional federation of bird protection in Bavaria
(Landesverband für Vogelschutz in Bayern e.V., LBV) to protect half a square meter of unspoiled nature.
The LBV does not only protect the biosphere. It also runs an eagle hut in Bad Hindelang,
one of the best spots to be informed about and to observe golden eagles, which is only one of there many environmental projects.
The Bombus alpinus on our poster of the Alpine animals
Bombus alpinus and 31 other Alpine animals on one poster - from A as in Alpine cough to Y as in yellow-bellied toad. Only available in German.