How some sap-sucking insects fling their pee

Sharpshooters can hurl their liquid waste at an acceleration up to 20 times Earth’s gravity

glassy-winged sharpshooter

BOMBS AWAY  Glassy-winged sharpshooters (one shown) chug plant sap and excrete liquid waste. They send their pee soaring using a catapult-like structure, scientists discovered.

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