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Male treehoppers make their abdomens thrum like tuning forks to transmit very particular vibrating signals that travel down their legs and along leaf stems to other bugs — male and female.
Courtesy of Robert Oelman
August 27, 2015 For some insects, sound waves or vibrations are the real social media — high-speed rumbles sent through the air and along leaf stems to help the bugs claim territory, send warnings and find mates.
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African forest elephants stampede in the Central African Republic jungle.
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August 20, 2015 The trumpeting roar of an elephant is loud. But scientists living with herds in the forests of central Africa say the deep rumbles that humans can't hear, but can feel, carry crucial messages, too.
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August 7, 2015 We asked listeners to send the sounds of their backyard wildlife, especially if they had no idea what creature was making them. The experts at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology help solve one mystery.
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As Green Bay's NBC26-TV shows, Clintonville's mysterious boom times are the "big story" in that part of Wisconsin.
March 21, 2012 For three days, people in Clintonville have been reporting loud sounds that shake the ground and homes. There haven't been any earthquakes. It's not the gas lines or pipes. One theory: warm temperatures have lead to ice cracking beneath the ground.
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