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Chirp Of A Rare Bushcricket Is As Loud As A Power Saw
2013-07-23 14:56:24

A recently rediscovered species of bushcricket uses elastic energy and wing movement to reach high ultrasonic frequencies involving sound levels of about 110dB -- comparable to that of a power saw.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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