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Bumblebee and poppies, Bombus terrestris
National Insect Week returns in 2020
A range of resources from the RHS. including 'Mini beast identification information sheet', 'Make a simple bug home activity sheet' and 'Pollinator bug hunt activity sheet'.
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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Cockroaches can withstand forces 900 times their body weight by compressing their body cavity.
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