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Katydid Sends Vibrating Valentines

A potential new species, this emerald-legged katydid with tiny wings was found hanging out on low vegetation close to creeks and rivers between about 2,788 and 4,264 feet (850 and 1,300 meters), according to the June 16, 2009, report.

The males mating call is completely in ultrasound, except when they're close to females. Then the suitors switch to vibration signals, apparently to evade detection by bats.
—Photograph by Holger Braun, courtesy Conservation International
 
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