© Greg Hitchcock
Soldier beetle on sentry duty
113 days to go to Insect Week
National Insect Week is run every two years, by the Royal Entomological Society and its partner organisations. If you have any general enquiries, you can email us using this form.
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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Fleas use their leg joints as levers to crouch down, before springing up to 200 times their body length.
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