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Category: Animal

powerful fart in the world

bombardier-beetle

With the most powerful fart in the bug world… the Bombardier beetle.
If you see one of these guys prancing round your kitchen you’d best suit-up before approaching because when narked the bombardier will fire with extreme prejudice a noxious chemical spray from twin exhausts in his butt right into your face. Incredibly this insect actually walks around with two reactant chemical compounds – hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide stored in separate reservoirs in its abdomen. Not only that – in battle he can force these reactants through two valves into another chamber containing water and catalytic enzymes which when mixed react violently and explode. Read more