Analysis | Wait, why are there so few dead bugs on my windshield these days?

The number of bug splatters on cars has plummeted over the years. But we found a surprising explanation for the so-called "windshield phenomenon."

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Hasnain says:

“Insects are astonishingly widespread and astonishingly weird, and we know comparatively little about them. We’ve only got a few hundred long-term studies of their populations — typically isolated efforts by people like Moller who are sometimes interested in the insects mainly as bird food or crop pests. We know literally nothing about the vast majority of what could be as many as 10 million insect species out there.”

Posted on 2022-10-24T12:27:46+0000