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National Insect Week returns in 2020

London Zoo

London Zoo

The Zoological Society of London is devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. Its operations include the running of the London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo, the applied research activities of the Institute of Zoology, and the management of conservation programmes in Britain and around the world. The London Zoo at Regent’s Park features an invertebrate collection in its BUGS! building.

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Thanatosis

'Thanatosis' is the scientific term for pretending to be dead, which is how many insects hide from predators.

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