© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00
Invertebrates are a fascinating and diverse group of animals and you can get close to some of the world's most unique species of invertebrate at Chester Zoo.
Wander through Butterfly Journey, explore the Aquarium and spend some time in Monsoon Forest on Islands.
Chester Zoo 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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Cockroaches, unfortunate as we have cute native cockroaches (Ectobius sp.) living by sea and on heathland.
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