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Ant Formica sp. Wasp Vespula sp.
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00
Head to Headley Heath to see some of southern England's most beautiful butterflies.
We've recorded 28 species per day- how many can you spot?
National Trust website
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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'Thanatosis' is the scientific term for pretending to be dead, which is how many insects hide from predators.
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