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National Insect Week returns in 2020

How to make a pitfall trap with the NHM

Would you like to find out what small creatures are crawling around your garden?

Follow our instructions on how to set up a simple pitfall trap.

See the Natural History Museum website.

Did you know?


Dragonfly compound eyes are made of up to 30,000 separate facets or 'ommatidia'.

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