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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.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 ...

entomology.unl.edu/k12/crickets/olympics.htm

a.� How far can a grasshopper jump? ... -������� Ask students to speculate why insects can jump several times their own body weight and ...

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

Aug 26, 2016 ... There are two ways you can measure the highest jumps. The first is ... Hares jump further than rabbits, because they are bigger. They also .... Among insects, the species that do serious jumping are often known as "hoppers".

onekindplanet.org/top-10/jumpers

Fleas can jump 220 times their own body length and 150 times their own body height! That would be like us jumping nearly 400m in length whilst jumping over a ...

bugguide.net/node/view/24149

Jul 14, 2005 ... I have these very tiny (smaller than fleas) black bugs all over my ... Does anyone know what they are, where they came from and how can I get rid of them? .... chemicals is often far more harmful than any bug you can find.

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

Apr 7, 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 ...

www.bugs.org/bugquiz/answers/flea_answer.shtml

Goran (12) from Vancouver, B.C., said: "If I were a flea I could jump 100 times my ... It is not unusual for an insect to be able to lift 50 or more times its own weight, ...

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 ...