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Ant Formica sp. Wasp Vespula sp.
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National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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The giant weta from New Zealand is the heaviest known insect species, one individual was found to weigh 71g.
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