Counted in this category of shocking sounds are the accidental popping of a balloon and the forceful smashing of an air-filled paper bag. But why are these things so loud?
Have you ever tried to listen while underwater? What is audio like underwater?
While most flies don’t have the ability to hear, a certain parasitic fly has a hearing system that is so exact in pinpointing a sound’s origin that it rivals the exceptional ears of owls and cats.
Did you know that there are creatures that talk through their ears? Find out which animal possesses such a talent on today's Moment of Science.