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5 Incredible Insect Superpowers

Hawk Moths have sonar-blocking genitals and bees are electrically charged! But that’s not all the superpowers insects possess. Anthony goes down his list of the top hidden skills insects have that’ll knock your socks off.

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Study: Hawk moths use sonar jamming genitals in fight against bats

“Hawk moths may be jamming bat sonar signals by rubbing their genitals.”

Mechanism of Generation and Perception of Electric Fields by Honey Bees

“Generation and reception mechanisms of electrostatic and alternating, currents by bees are studied. It is shown that generation of electric fields is concerned with the properties of body integuments to carry a comparative large electrostatic charge.”

Honeybees Can Move Each Other With Electric Fields

“A honeybee returns to its hive after a productive visit to a nearby field of flowers, rich in pollen and nectar.”

Spider webs more effective at ensnaring charged insects

“Flapping insects build up an electrical charge that may make them more easily snared by spider webs, according to a new study by University of California, Berkeley, biologists.”

Wow! Moths Jam Bat Sonar

“Tiger moths can thwart attacks from bats by effectively jamming the bats’ sonar, doing so by emitting sudden bursts of ultrasound, scientists now find.”

Sonar Jamming

“This site is dedicated to bats and moths, especially moths that jam bat sonar. ”

Top 5 Insect Super Powers

“In the real world, however, many insects are similarly known to possess unique and amazing super-power like abilities! The following are a list of the top 5 insect super powers that I could come up with.”

Phloeodes Diabolicus

“Ironclad beetles are the tanks of the insect world. They are famous (or infamous) for walking away after being stepped on.”

Infected caterpillar

Bees and Flowers Communicate Using Electrical Fields, Researchers Discover

“Flowers’ methods of communicating are at least as sophisticated as any devised by an advertising agency, according to a new study, published today in Science Express by researchers from the University of Bristol.”

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