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Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2022
Author M. G. Leonard tells us about her inspiration for making insects the heroes in her hit children's book 'Beetle Boy'.
Download MG LEONARD INTERVIEW TAKE 2.mp4 (28.38 MB)
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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Honeydew is a sugary fluid produced by many plant sucking insects like aphids.
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