Bombardier beetle and fuel injection

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Bombardier beetle and fuel injection

Monday, 12 August

It blasts a toxic spray at predators. Now this beetle may help cars become more fuel efficient. The bombardier is the species of beetle that even sprayed acid in Charles Darwin’s mouth. The 'biological cannons' may help in the design of powerful fuel injection systems. See our animations here: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals With Patrick Aryee. #30Animals
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