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National Insect Week returns in 2022

Build your own Dung Beetle

Build your own Dung Beetle with this resource by Helder da Rocha at the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris.

The .pdf file can be downloaded here.

Did you know?


Female water snipe flies Atherix ibis clasp each other and cluster in big round aggregations on the end of branches overhanging rivers – males entering the swarms are mated repeatedly until they die. The females then lay their eggs in to the water – and all die still in their tight aggregations.