New Video: Insects in Flight

For immediate release ‐ December 30, 2020

Contact: Adrian Smith, 919.707.8095. Images available upon request

11 incredible species in SLOW MOTION

Dr. Adrian Smith, Head of the Museum’s Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Research Lab, has posted a new video showing insect flight close up and in slow motion in 11 species, from the Acorn Weevil to the Spined Assassin Bug.

Dr. Smith says, “Takeoff and flight sequences of insects spanning 5 different taxonomic orders captured at 3,200 fps!”

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