martedì 5 luglio 2011


La scienza fa miracoli.

"Scientists from France and Scotland recorded the aquatic animal "singing" at up to 99.2 decibels, the equivalent of listening to a loud orchestra play while sitting in the front row.

The insect makes the sound by rubbing its penis against its abdomen in a process known as "stridulation".

'Singing penis' sets noise record for water insect, BBC, 30 giugno 2011

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