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Posts tagged crickets

March 14, 2014


A fly sits on the edge of something

What We Can Learn From A Fly’s Ears

Flies are small, but in some cases, their sense of hearing is absolutely amazing.

February 24, 2014


Close-up of a brown grasshopper's face

Beetles, It’s What’s For Dinner!

While it's something of a taboo for folks in the U.S., eating insects instead of conventional meat might not be such a bad idea.

July 23, 2013


Cricket close up on a red leaf

Crickets, Mating, And Singing

In the cricket world, the quality of one's voice isn't as important as you might think...

November 9, 2009



Blood And Guts Crickets

Find out which cricket is not as loveable as the others

August 14, 2009


Bush-cricket on leaf

How To Calculate The Temperature With The Chirp Of A Cricket

Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.

May 20, 2009


Close up of cricket

Big-headed Males are Better Fighters

Are big-headed males really better fighters? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


The Sexiest Frog in Borneo

To us, it’s a relaxing sound. To female frogs, it’s downright sexy. The louder the chirp, the more interesting the male. So what’s a Romeo frog to do if his voice isn’t quite up to volume?

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