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bombardier beetle

The explosive mechanism used by the beetle generates a spray that's much hotter than that of other insects that use the liquid, and propels the jet five times faster.

Amazing Bombardier Beetle Shoots Toxic Bullets from its Butt

A new study reveals the precise mechanism how the Bombardier beetle shoots a jet of noxious bullets as a defense mechanism.

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