True Facts: Leafhoppers and Friends

  • Published: 05 November 2019

    Dr. Andreas Kay
    Dr.Kay has captured intimate portraits of many wonderful animals. All of his photos and footage are worth a look

    TinyCreature Hub:
    I love this channel from Singapore. Lots of great videos from an enthusiast!

    Malcolm Burrows ScD, FRS
    Dr. Burrows led the fantastic research pertaining to the jumping mechanism of the planthopper nymph

    Gernot Kunz:
    Animals of Costa Rica App:
    Gernot provided most of the photos and has an incredible collection of animal shots in his app. Check it out!

    Thierry Bourgoin:
    the FLOW database
    A very deep database of this vast collection of species.


    If you have suggestions or footage: [email protected]
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Comments • 4 248

  • Droid Control Ship
    Droid Control Ship  2 hours back

    Yer a wizard buggy

    • Aimee Simmons
      Aimee Simmons  4 hours back

      I love these... even if some of the info is wrong as cited by others who have commented. mY husband says trust but verify... I just enjoy the presentation and trust him to tell me I am wrong and that those I read and listen to are wrong.

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        • Kristan Collins
          Kristan Collins  7 hours back

          Butt whiskers!!!!

          • GodzillaFan 2001
            GodzillaFan 2001  7 hours back

            We need Planet Earth but with ZeFrank as the narrator

            • Larry Scott
              Larry Scott  7 hours back

              That was fantastic

              • Tier G.
                Tier G.  8 hours back

                Oh my goodness, this is so funny, but like, informational too XD

                • Mr. Mitsquared
                  Mr. Mitsquared  10 hours back

                  I always kill this insects, now i know what are they.

                  • gary proffitt
                    gary proffitt  12 hours back

                    Mullet haired ( Gifted micro-creatures )

                    • Dimond Wallace
                      Dimond Wallace  13 hours back

                      Comedy + Science = Education This was a great video. I like the way that education is being delivered by a great bit of comedy. Please keep making videos like this!

                      • Cyberization
                        Cyberization  14 hours back

                        Such inspirational designs!

                        • セイージ
                          セイージ  14 hours back


                          • Hope Papernacky
                            Hope Papernacky  17 hours back


                            • Lahly Bird
                              Lahly Bird  18 hours back

                              The names are oh so creative

                              • Student Random
                                Student Random  18 hours back

                                I fu**ing love you

                                • Erren Dipnarine
                                  Erren Dipnarine  20 hours back

                                  I love the way u say babies

                                  • NYpsycho
                                    NYpsycho  21 hours back

                                    are these the little things jumpin around when I cut hay

                                    • Blue Prod.
                                      Blue Prod.  23 hours back


                                      • KMG
                                        KMG  1 days back


                                        • Seeker-Purr
                                          Seeker-Purr  1 days back

                                          That was so darn adorable and uplifting

                                          • SierraCola
                                            SierraCola  1 days back

                                            I like that they sway side to side like a praying mantis

                                            • Tanya Harris
                                              Tanya Harris  1 days back

                                              LOVE LOVE LOVE YOUR VIDEOS! I was hoping maybe you might do one on the desert rain frog!!

                                              • meatgraffiti
                                                meatgraffiti  1 days back

                                                ah, so this is what i’ve been touching

                                                • ashura129
                                                  ashura129  1 days back

                                                  They look like pikmin enemies

                                                  • JenamDrag0n
                                                    JenamDrag0n  1 days back

                                                    This video is funny and adorable anyway, but I keep coming back here for Mildrid showing off her new dress, how hard it was to write her novel, and the other cottonball-looking Mildrid.

                                                    • Oggatha Christie
                                                      Oggatha Christie  1 days back

                                                      Mildred uses her Cloud like a Boss.

                                                      • GalaxysGodlyGamer
                                                        GalaxysGodlyGamer  1 days back

                                                        I found a white Planthopper

                                                        • Elena Haskins
                                                          Elena Haskins  1 days back

                                                          Too sad that Dr. Andreas Kay died. His work was/is delightful..

                                                          • Jhone D
                                                            Jhone D  1 days back

                                                            I WANT THE LITTLE CLOUD PLEASE.....and in all seriousness this was hilarious, and absolutely exquisite.

                                                            • slovan01
                                                              slovan01  2 days back

                                                              Yay a new recent vid!

                                                              • Mutuku Tumbuku
                                                                Mutuku Tumbuku  2 days back

                                                                so glad insects are not giant in size

                                                                • Kerry Godbout
                                                                  Kerry Godbout  2 days back

                                                                  So lovely

                                                                  • Undergroundd Railroadd

                                                                    I am a high school biology teacher and I must say this is awesome. Not only do I l love thorn bugs but the narration is so unexpected and silly while also informative that is borders on being...dare i say...classic. Well done.

                                                                    • Steve Glen
                                                                      Steve Glen  2 days back

                                                                      Me at my workplace when clock strikes 17:OO

                                                                      • Steve Glen
                                                                        Steve Glen  2 days back

                                                                        Time Travel

                                                                        • Steve Glen
                                                                          Steve Glen  2 days back

                                                                          We want David back.
                                                                          *If David doesn't return, we riot*

                                                                          • ellokittyca
                                                                            ellokittyca  2 days back

                                                                            These were fascinating.

                                                                            • Depressed-Eggman
                                                                              Depressed-Eggman  2 days back

                                                                              Some of these look like they belong in the next Doom game.

                                                                              • Redman2490
                                                                                Redman2490  2 days back

                                                                                Absolutley love these videos always seem to come out when I need a good laugh. Keep it it up Zefrank

                                                                                • Everything Unique
                                                                                  Everything Unique  2 days back

                                                                                  i loved this, wow just wow.

                                                                                  • IGalactic HeroI
                                                                                    IGalactic HeroI  2 days back

                                                                                    Did he say pucci.

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                                                                                      • Neppo
                                                                                        Neppo  2 days back

                                                                                        So it's basically Warframe.

                                                                                        • STWart - Shannon
                                                                                          STWart - Shannon  2 days back

                                                                                          This is my favourite so far.

                                                                                          • Chris Osborne
                                                                                            Chris Osborne  2 days back

                                                                                            I never thought I'd ever find these little guys so adorable, but here we are

                                                                                            • Jay M
                                                                                              Jay M  2 days back


                                                                                              • Tracey Jaymes
                                                                                                Tracey Jaymes  2 days back

                                                                                                Please do a TRUE FACTS about the Sonoran Desert Grasshopper Mouse aka the werewolf mouse because it eats scorpions and it "howls" Sort of...

                                                                                                • christian velasco
                                                                                                  christian velasco  2 days back

                                                                                                  "Here is Mildred pictured next to a ballpoint pen, so you can get a sense of how hard it was for her to write her novel."