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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Wildlife Watch Activity Sheets

Illustrated nature activity sheets from the Wildlife Trusts.

Includes how to make a pooter,  how to watch moths, have a go at pond dipping and how to make a tumble trap.

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Most poisonous

There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.