Why Do Crickets Make Noise?

Answer

Crickets make noise or chirp to attract a mate! The noise is actually their legs rubbing together. This melodious sound is called stridulation. Crickets rest during the day and are active at night. They won't make a sound if the weather is colder than 55 degrees! They chirp on warm summer nights!
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THEY'RE LOOKING FOR A MATE.
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