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Look Up! The Billion-Bug Highway You Can’t See (video)

This is a fantastic animated report from NPR about billions of bugs in the sky.

Look up at the sky and what do you see? Well, blue, yes. And maybe a plane or a bird, but otherwise … nothing. Or so you think. It turns out that right above you, totally invisible, is an enormous herd of animal life — tiny bugs riding the wind currents.

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2:19AM PDT on May 15, 2013

Wow!

11:26AM PDT on May 13, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

10:19AM PDT on May 13, 2013

Thank you.

7:40PM PDT on May 12, 2013

Some thing new every day. I'm wishing lots of bugs would stay up there but some are fun or pretty and I enjoy those.

6:12AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

amazing...

12:54PM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

thanks :)

2:52AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

Thanks.

2:51AM PDT on Apr 3, 2011

Thanks for the article.

5:30PM PDT on Oct 8, 2010

Very cool! It's amazing to think that such tiny creatures can travel that high up.

8:12PM PDT on Sep 13, 2010

we need bugs

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