To Survive, This Bug Builds a House of Bubbles | ScienceTake

To Survive, This Bug Builds a House of Bubbles | ScienceTake
To Survive, This Bug Builds a House of Bubbles | ScienceTake


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Spittlebugs feed on watery sap from plants and then excrete bubbly foam to create a protective fortress around themselves. Later, they emerge as adult froghoppers. Find out more in this week’s episode of ScienceTake.

Read the story here: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/19/science/spittlebugs-bubble-home.html

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