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Photography Competition launched

The National Insect Week photography competition was launched on Monday 18th June with categories for under and over 18’s. You can enter online now at The competition closes on 31st October. Previous competitions have attracted some stunning entries, which can be viewed in galleries on the competition webpage.

The 1st prize winners will receive a prize of £750 for over 18 and £450 for under 18. The 2nd Prize winners will receive £500 over 18 and £250 for under 18. Runners-up in each category will receive a certificate of commendation (Specially Commended, Highly Commended or Commended) from the Royal Entomological Society..

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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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