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Red ant with eggs
6 days to go to Insect Week
First place - Alan Clark (UK)
German wasps drinking
© Alan Clark
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.
Discover insects now
Earwigs intricately fold and tuck their hindwings under tiny forewings, inspiring design of satellite solar panels.
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