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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.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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

www.answers.com/Q/This_insect_can_jump_very_far

grasshopper can jump very far. ... How far can a kangaroo jump horizontally? ... A flea can jump up to 200 times their body length making it the insect who can ...

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".

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.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 ...

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.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 ... Andrea (13) from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma said: "probably not very far only ...