Aphids hate goat breath

The aphids don’t want to be lunch–so how do they avoid becoming a mouthful when an herbivorous animal tries to eat the plant they live on? A new study published in Current Biology finds a simple solution–the heat and the humidity of the goat’s breath triggers the insects to drop off the plant.

via ScienceShot: Humid Breath Fells Insects – ScienceNOW.

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