© Ian Smith
Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00
Head to Headley Heath to see some of southern England's most beautiful butterflies.
We've recorded 28 species per day- how many can you spot?
National Trust website
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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Wasps, hornets & bees, many insects such as hoverflies replicate their colours without having stings.
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