© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2018
Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:00 to 16:00
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 can withstand forces 900 times their body weight by compressing their body cavity.
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