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Silent crickets

Crickets on two Hawaiian islands have evolved an inability to sing, to hide themselves from flies that use the crickets' bodies as incubators for their maggots. Ew!

And apparently they evolved in fewer than 20 generations.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27592656

I've been hopeless with this community lately - apologies for that. If anyone finds any good stuff, please feel free to post!

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toadflax234
Jun. 2nd, 2014 09:28 am (UTC)
Hehe... apparently.