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National Insect Week returns in 2020
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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.
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Magicicada are periodical cicada species, individuals of each population emerge at the same time every 13 or 17 years.
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