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Catherine Rosselle does some really creepy embroidery. Check out the rest of her fantastic Insectomanie series here.
“[They] found one beetle hanging onto his bottle even while ‘a number of ants’ were busy biting ‘the soft portions of his everted genitalia’ — and still he stuck to his business.”
Robert Krulwich muses on the fruitless love of a beetle for a beer bottle.
“What’s so interesting about the cicada sounds is, when you just hear it for the first time you just hear white noise—you just hear ssshhhhhhh. Just noise. But when you know what’s going on, you can hear the different parts of the orchestra.”
David Rothenberg teaches you to hear all the parts of the cicada sex orchestra in our brand-new short.
Some of the 101 new species of beetles recently discovered in the tropical rainforest of New Guinea. Photos by Alexander Riedel.
So much awesome.