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www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/4-biggest-jumpers-in-the-world-of-insects

Nov 7, 2013 ... Check out 4 of the biggest bug jumpers around. ... Although the froghopper can jump farther than the grasshopper, relative to its size, the ...

www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160825-the-greatest-jumper-on-earth-is-probably-not-a-flea

Aug 26, 2016 ... Hares jump further than rabbits, because they are bigger .... That is a huge leap for a wingless insect you can barely see with the naked eye.

www.hfsp.org/frontier-science/frontier-science-matters/insect-jumping-ancient-question

Aristophanes wrote in amazement about how far fleas could jump [Ref. 1], suggesting that their jump distance be measured in 'flea feet', and compared to the ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130912-planthopper-gear-wheel-insect-legs-science

Sep 13, 2013 ... Young planthopper insects (Issus coleoptratus) can jump about three feet (a meter) in a single bound. They employ gear wheels—complete ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/3310886/The-high-jumping-bug-that-really-is-super.html

Jul 31, 2003 ... A bug that can leap the equivalent of a skyscraper has beaten the flea ... Its athletic ability far surpasses that of the much lighter flea, which until ...

www.answers.com/Q/This_insect_can_jump_very_far

Technique: 1. Sprint down the runway. 2. Count your strides. 3. Use Hitch-Kick method. (90% of jumpers and good jumps are hitch-kick jumps) 4. Dont be ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1355674/Fleas-jump-100-times-height-multi-jointed-hind-legs.html

Feb 10, 2011 ... Scientists have discovered the insects catapult themselves by pushing off from the ground using their toes, ending the mystery around their ...

www.thoughtco.com/fascinating-facts-about-grasshoppers-1968334

Jul 24, 2017 ... Although grasshoppers are one of the insects we encounter nearly ... If you've ever tried to catch a grasshopper, you know how far they can jump to flee danger. If humans could jump the way grasshoppers do, we would easily ...

bugguide.net/node/view/24149

Jul 14, 2005 ... I have these very tiny (smaller than fleas) black bugs all over my house. .... chemicals is often far more harmful than any bug you can find.