Queerer than I can imagine

by reestheskin on 05/08/2020

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“Although adult beetles were easily eaten by frogs, 90% of swallowed beetles were excreted within 6 h (0.1–6.0 h) after being eaten and, surprisingly, were still alive.” The aquatic beetle Regimbartia attenuata can swim right through a frog, found biologist Shinji Sugiura. ( Current Biology paper) (Watch a video of it happening in The New York Times, if that’s what you’re into.)

Nature Briefing reporting on a story in the New York Times