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National Insect Week returns in 2022


  • Glow-hunting: a must do in your lifetime

    Activities sheet

    Find out why glow worm hunting can be as magical as an African safari

    For: Everyone

  • Great stag beetle hunt


    The magnificent stag beetle needs your help. This endangered species has become extinct in many parts of the UK, but together we can protect those that remain, before it is too late.

    For: Everyone

  • Beetle gallery


    Explore the ‘Planet of the Beetles’, which have lived on Earth since long before the age of the dinosaur. Over 370,000 known species in total, see some of the most well known.

    For: Everyone


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Most appropriate name

The hogweed bonking beetle (a type of soldier beetle). Not often seen doing anything else…

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