© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2018
Watch these great animated videos to learn more about insects, entonlogists and why both are important.
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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Most cultures, except those originating from NW Europe, eat insects such as deep fried cockroaches and midge paté.
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