I’m not sure I ever want to fly again

insect by mickeymox

Look Up! The Billion-Bug Highway You Can’t See (video)
[Via A Blog Around The Clock]

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I wonder just how many of them end up in the exhausts of jet engines? The idea of passing through a cloud of bugs to reach altitude was not an image I needed.

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One thought on “I’m not sure I ever want to fly again

  1. Is it proper to call these bugs “animals”? In any case, at one point the narrator says, “just like the rest of us, these insects have to take their chances”, but we don’t have to take OUR chances anymore. We are protected from doing anything the least bit dangerous—no tag school grounds, no jumping from swing sets, etc. In fact, nothing that might cause any sort of accident!

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