Chirp Of Rare Bushcricket Is As Loud As A Power Saw

RedOrbit - Wednesday 24th July, 2013
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. The reason for a bushcricket species’ unusually loud and ultra-high frequency calling song has been detailed in a new paper. Ben Chivers, who is studying animal behavior at the University of Lincoln, UK, co-authored the paper which illustrates the process in which the katydid or bushcricket (
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