Rhythmic Crickets


Although we are trained to hear rhythm in music, we often overlook the complexities of rhythm and timing in nature. These 3 clips present the precision with which the natural world can maintain different time measures over sustained periods.

The pulsating sound of a cricket is accompanied by a cane toad.
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An indefatigable cricket with a rapid beat.
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A third cricket keeps pace with the beat of the rain.
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