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Moths Vibrate Genitals to Avoid Bats


Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, hawkmoths, Borneo, bats, interesting, discovery )

Giana
- 1088 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
It's no award-winning dance move, but a new study shows that hawkmoths in Borneo (map) jiggle their junk to produce ultrasound. That jams Malaysian bats' built-in sonar, rendering the hawkmoths temporarily "invisible."



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Frans Badenhorst (582)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 2:13 am
a stealth moth ???....:).......nice post, thanks my friend....
 

natasha salgado (711)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 2:34 pm
How interesting---I never knew this...Thanks Giana 4 posting!
 

Roger Garin-michaud (150)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 5:35 pm
noted, thanks!
 
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