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Old 01-29-2017, 12:22 AM
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Originally Posted by nearwildheaven View Post
...quacking at night could give away their location to a predator...
That reminds about something I have been meaning to research. When a cricket gets into my basement, it's extremely difficult to pinpoint the location of the sound. I'm wondering if that's an adaptive property of the kind of sound that crickets make, and if so what is that property exactly? I tried walking around outside several times to try to discern if the same were true outside, i.e. away from the basement where sound was bouncing around the walls; but results were inconclusive, too many of them calling at the same time.