© Greg Hitchcock
Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2020
The Royal Society for the the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe, working locally and globally with partners for birds and nature as a whole.
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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Bombardier beetles spray boiling phenolic liquid at predators like shrews, at several squirts per second!
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