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Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2020
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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Most cultures, except those originating from NW Europe, eat insects such as deep fried cockroaches and midge paté.
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