Epic Catapulting Locust In Slow Motion – Earth Unplugged

 

By: BBC Earth Unplugged

Originally published on Jul 8, 2015

Locusts are incredible jumpers, Sam & Si discover how by utilising super slow motion!

For more in-depth science about this amazing ability check out these papers:
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/215…
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/215…
http://jeb.biologists.org/content/215…

For mobile users, videos linked at end are:
Slow motion praying mantis attack! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cch4a…
Why beetles are awesome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbvUr…

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