Sonic Blasting Genitals Hawkmoths have been shown to be capable of producing ultrasound as a defense against bats. This on its own isnâ€™t unique, but what is unique is the source of that ultrasound: their genitals. Have you ever casually glanced down at your genitals and wished that they had more functions?
Well if you have, this story might make you pretty envious. Thatâ€™s because recent evidence has suggested that hawkmoths (found mainly in the tropics) are capable of using their genitals to produce a loud beam of ultrasound. While I wish there werenâ€™t any purpose to this, there unfortunately is. For millions of years, bats and moths have been competing against one another in an epic battle; each have been adapting and evolving in an attempt to outdo the other, and this genital sonic blast seems to be just the latest in a long list of adaptations. 13
Moths produce this ultrasonic sound whenever bats approached. It can there-
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