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Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Free online activities for primary teachers from the Wellcome Trust.
Images, videos, discussion topics and activity ideas.
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.
Discover insects now
Bombardier beetles spray boiling phenolic liquid at predators like shrews, at several squirts per second!
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