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National Insect Week returns in 2018
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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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Painted Lady butterflies fly annually from North Africa to the UK, occasionally Monarch butterflies cross from America.
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