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Podcast with Brett Westwood

Veteran radio presenter Brett Westwood tells us about the heavy insect focus in 'Natural Histories', the landmark series on BBC Radio 4 focusing on how animals and plants have been woven into our culture.

Bug of the Day - Saturday

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Bug of the Day - Friday

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Interview with Jess French

Jess French, presenter of CBeebies series 'Minibeast Adventures with Jess', tells us of her experiences working with children and her joy in seeing their enthusiasm for insects and the natural world.

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Bug of the Day - Thursday

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Podcast - Jess French, TV presenter and author

 

Jess French, presenter of CBeebies series 'Minibeast Adventures with Jess', tells us of her experiences working with children and her joy in seeing their enthusiasm for insects and the natural world.

Bug of the Day -Wednesday

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Podcast - Author M.G. Leonard

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Author M. G. Leonard tells us about her inspiration for making insects the heroes in her hit children's book 'Beetle Boy'.

 

 

 

 

 

Bug of the Day -Tuesday

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Bug of the Day - Monday

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Holo versus hemi

Insect have two main life stage patterns, holometabolous: egg, larva, pupae, adult; and hemimetabolous: egg, nymph, adult.

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