National Insect Week returns in 2018
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 13:00 to 15:00
You're never too old to bug hunt!
Join us to explore Lloyd park E17's hidden habitats and record our finds to build up a picture of local wildlife. Includes pond dipping.
Meet Lloyd park community room, next to children's play area.
This is an adult event no children please.
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.