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From creepy crawlies to those that buzz and fly, insects are all around.
These invertebrates with exoskeletons represent the most diverse group of animals on the planet - it's estimated there are up to 10 million different species. From pollinating crops to breaking down waste, insects play important roles in ecosystems and provide valuable services, also to humans.
More than 60 endangered African penguins were found dead near Cape Town, South Africa. Scientists were first puzzled about what caused their death – but a post mortem concluded it was a swarm of bees. DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch reports.