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National Insect Week returns in 2022
Learn about how we identify insects using keys and get up close to nature with your very own garden safari adventure!
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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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