True Facts: Leafhoppers and Friends

Kafshë shtëpiake dhe kafshë të tjera

True Facts T-shirts:
Dr. Andreas Kay
Dr.Kay has captured intimate portraits of many wonderful animals. All of his photos and footage are worth a look
TinyCreature Hub:
I love this channel from Singapore. Lots of great videos from an enthusiast!
Malcolm Burrows ScD, FRS
Dr. Burrows led the fantastic research pertaining to the jumping mechanism of the planthopper nymph
Gernot Kunz:
Animals of Costa Rica App:
Gernot provided most of the photos and has an incredible collection of animal shots in his app. Check it out!
Thierry Bourgoin:
the FLOW database
A very deep database of this vast collection of species.
If you have suggestions or footage:


  • Jaime Leon
    Jaime LeonDitë më parë

    *I fucking hate insects* *Hewou, i Mildrid :)* *yes*

  • Nora Qudus
    Nora QudusDitë më parë

    these are a double treat!!! the vid and then the comments! I love this!

  • waffleless
    wafflelessDitë më parë

    I have never heard of any of these creatures.

  • Jack Morrison
    Jack Morrison3 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="77">1:17</a> its a walking popcorn

  • Babyroxasman
    Babyroxasman3 ditë më parë

    T H E S E are the ones obsessed with my sage plant

  • popsiclecat 456
    popsiclecat 4563 ditë më parë

    "What's your zodiac sign?" "M I L D R E D"

    GILBERT WILLIAMS4 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="170">2:50</a> Leafthopper to Ant: Here! Eat my POO! Eat my POO! That what you want?!

  • Elaine Rose
    Elaine Rose5 ditë më parë


  • yum yum
    yum yum5 ditë më parë

    Mildred is a fucking popcorn😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣

  • Hadric Tenus
    Hadric Tenus5 ditë më parë

    This things are so cute.

  • Paxus
    Paxus5 ditë më parë

    i can't get enough of this channel!!!! Argh!!! I'm binge watching! I've been going for 2 hours and i need to sleep!! It's just soooo funny!!!! and INTERESTING! 👍 'd #OldManPaxus Rating: ★★★★★

  • Ophelia S
    Ophelia S5 ditë më parë

    Mildred is an Aquarius.

  • Star
    Star6 ditë më parë

    I can't believe it, I found my new favorite bug.

  • Amy Farley
    Amy Farley6 ditë më parë

    Jerry is getting rock hoppers confused with the less common Gear Thighed Penguin.

  • Roman
    Roman6 ditë më parë

    And the fool says, "There is no God!" LOL! ✝️🇦🇺

  • Mystic Lightning
    Mystic Lightning6 ditë më parë

    To be Frank, Frank has really good analogies, In fact, I'll make a new tier of how good analogies are in Franks analogy making honor. The tier will be called "Frank".

  • Ayush Das
    Ayush Das6 ditë më parë

    Who are these 700+ people who have disliked the video

  • ArtsyPants
    ArtsyPants6 ditë më parë

    Mildred be looking like an alolan vulpix

  • Lord Ot
    Lord Ot7 ditë më parë

    Mildred looks like a popcorn

  • Shiner Dryden
    Shiner Dryden7 ditë më parë


  • Shiner Dryden
    Shiner Dryden7 ditë më parë

    ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐the rock hopper

  • kelammo
    kelammo8 ditë më parë

    It’s all about the bebbes! These are 100% pure joy to watch! Creatures are interesting, but the narration makes it perfect!

  • toxic fire
    toxic fire8 ditë më parë

    Leaf, plant, and tree hoppers look like you put the mirror effect on a stink bug

  • Doofus_ow
    Doofus_ow9 ditë më parë

    I love when he explains virgo, I'm like oh that's me. And then he explains saggitarious drinking straight from the oj container and I'm like oh that's also me. In conclusion horoscopes are stupid...

  • Hawaiisidecar
    Hawaiisidecar9 ditë më parë

    I used to ride a stump-jumper.

  • Oofinheimer
    Oofinheimer9 ditë më parë

    Imagine eating popcorn and finding Mildred

  • laura reid
    laura reid10 ditë më parë

    by Lou Jost Andreas Kay, well-known macro photographer residing in Ecuador, has just died after having a golf-ball-sized tumor removed from his brain in Quito a few weeks ago. He was in great pain. He re-discovered and photographed the toad Atelopus coynei, once thought to be extinct. Andreas had discovered many new species of plants, and several are named after him, including the orchids Lepanthopsis kayii and Lepanthes kayii. He helped the EcoMinga Foundation set up its Dracula Reserve. He is best known for his magnificent collection of 29,048 macro insect and plant photos from Andean Ecuador, published on his “Ecuador Megadiverso” Flickr site. This vast collection of breathtaking photos surely contains many more species new to science. Andreas lived a simple life devoted to nature photography. His brain tumor was not discovered until it was very large, and his health declined rapidly after that. Knowing he would die soon, he gave me his hard drives, and I will send some of his photos to Jerry periodically.

  • laura reid
    laura reid10 ditë më parë

    Hungover nurse on blood drive day ... HA!

  • skipper
    skipper10 ditë më parë


  • bakugou Katsuki
    bakugou Katsuki10 ditë më parë

    I can hear the happiness in his voice

  • Katherine Holmes
    Katherine Holmes10 ditë më parë

    I kept waiting to hear you talk about the spittlebug!! It's worthy of its own true facts video.

  • Clarissa Noels
    Clarissa Noels10 ditë më parë


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    Clarissa Noels

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  • Kryo Ruler of the Ninth Circle of Hell
    Kryo Ruler of the Ninth Circle of Hell10 ditë më parë

    Treehoppers: the Mandalorians of the big world.

  • Xander Walter
    Xander Walter11 ditë më parë

    "Here is one poking around for a vein on a leaf like a hungover nurse on blood drive day" This needs more attention.

  • Noah Smith
    Noah Smith11 ditë më parë

    when he did the sagittarius thing and said that I was like wtf, I've never been big on that bs fucking sign stuff but it lowkey scared me cause it was to fucking right like damn dont gotta me dox me universe

  • Si Chiang Wu
    Si Chiang Wu11 ditë më parë

    why are there two different mildreds

  • Nico310g
    Nico310g11 ditë më parë

    “I need something for a black tie event and also a rave”....

  • Nachuak
    Nachuak11 ditë më parë

    That white cotton ball looking one called Mildred, I saw in Thailand. There must have been five or six hundred of them all grouped together walking up the trunk of a tree. At first I thought it was some kind of fungus and then I got up close to notice the whole thing was moving. It was the weirdest thing I've ever seen.

  • d'edsi
    d'edsi11 ditë më parë

    Do a video on beh-bee byurds next

  • XxGame DestroyerxX
    XxGame DestroyerxX12 ditë më parë

    “How about a highlighter got into a fight with a glow stick” amazing

  • Korey Cowan
    Korey Cowan12 ditë më parë

    I always put my finger behind them to watch them jump... Absolutely Amazing How fast they jump! It's like a large flea.... that eats plants.

  • •grizli• •kub•
    •grizli• •kub•12 ditë më parë

    “ anal dimple” is what got me😂

  • law4ahyc
    law4ahyc12 ditë më parë

    Mildreddddddd 💚

  • Channel-Mak
    Channel-Mak12 ditë më parë

    LMAO.... hahaha.... " a hungover nurse on blood drive day." Awesome!!

  • Kristiāns Edvards Drozdovs
    Kristiāns Edvards Drozdovs12 ditë më parë

    Okay. I think I have found my favourite bug.

  • Jan Miller-Klein
    Jan Miller-Klein13 ditë më parë


  • Jimmy Crackorn
    Jimmy Crackorn13 ditë më parë

    Just when I thought there was no way to like leafhoppers even more, this video shows up in my recommended. Best. bugs. *ever.*

  • Jeffery Long
    Jeffery Long13 ditë më parë

    leafhoppers are like the artists of the bug world even the way they mimic other bugs is like fanart

  • crazy clownx
    crazy clownx14 ditë më parë

    Just found this channel. I love the videos very entertaining, informative and humorous.

  • M.T.N. Entertainment
    M.T.N. Entertainment15 ditë më parë

    I'm now a huge fan of these things

  • Chumpy the Anteater
    Chumpy the Anteater16 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="62">1:02</a> pause Anyone want to play badminton

  • Tyler The Uncreator
    Tyler The Uncreator16 ditë më parë

    They are all very cute. Their dresses and outfits are very stylish

  • Danielle Dan
    Danielle Dan16 ditë më parë

    He jumps he atacc but importantly he dance bacc

  • Daniel McDavid
    Daniel McDavid16 ditë më parë

    I don't know what <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="233">3:53</a> is, but it looks like a hybrid between a sawfish and a moth

  • Savage Dragon
    Savage Dragon17 ditë më parë

    I got a feeling zefrank likes animals that can shoot stuff from their butt.

  • Ramash440
    Ramash44017 ditë më parë

    Me in the beginning : damn these are some cute insects Me after I realize these are aphids, the bane of every gardener : kill it with Zyklon

  • e a
    e a17 ditë më parë

    why am i only just now learning about these fellas ??

    IAMNC17 ditë më parë

    They all look like Pokémons

  • Li
    Li17 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="99">1:39</a> _"ready?"_ _"there."_

  • Pyrotechnic 17
    Pyrotechnic 1717 ditë më parë

    Wait those are leaphoppers? I used to grab them then put it inside my small house spider so it can eat them.

  • Shawn Zhang
    Shawn Zhang18 ditë më parë

    These insects have to be fucking aliens, or we are aliens and these are the ones that belong to this earth

  • vinicius T
    vinicius T18 ditë më parë

    mildred is a popcorn

  • We’re about to argue I know it
    We’re about to argue I know it18 ditë më parë

    Bugs are a lot cooler now that we got these fancy cameras.

  • ditë më parë

    How does he come up with some of these names??

  • Curse Emoji
    Curse Emoji19 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="99">1:39</a>KINGU CRIMSON!!! [insert king crimson time erase sound here]

  • Lynette P
    Lynette P19 ditë më parë

    Why does this genius of a man not have 40 million subs?? He is so damn smart with his quick witted jokes!!!!! His Ted talks are amazing!!!!!! I admire you Mr. ZeFrank

  • Lynette P
    Lynette P19 ditë më parë

    I want to read Mildred's novel!!!!!!

  • Cameron Don
    Cameron Don20 ditë më parë

    It's weird to think that ants are effectively the farmers of the insect world, while aphids and treehoppers/leafhoppers are effectively farm stock.

  • Raul II Cervo
    Raul II Cervo21 ditë më parë

    Character customization: 9999999999999

  • topozchick2
    topozchick221 ditë më parë

    I could listen to you talk FOREVER!!!

  • ASalty Em0
    ASalty Em021 ditë më parë

    These videos are wonderful I’m so happy you do a lot of animals that aren’t well known because there’s so many Beautiful creatures that people don’t even think about.

    I FUCKIN LOVE SNAKES22 ditë më parë

    ‘Others are “Drink straight out of the o.j carton and wear yesterday’s underwear” type tails.”

  • MrDarthvaderlikespie
    MrDarthvaderlikespie22 ditë më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="245">4:05</a> looks like lulu from league of legends

  • Selivasi
    Selivasi22 ditë më parë

    How can these creatures be so creepy and cute at the same time?

  • warriorwolfprincess
    warriorwolfprincess23 ditë më parë

    If there are no but munching ants about 😂

  • Steady Bettie
    Steady Bettie23 ditë më parë

    I laugh every time he says bebay

  • J A Jones-Ford
    J A Jones-Ford23 ditë më parë

    I love these videos !

  • Brian Hensley
    Brian Hensley23 ditë më parë

    Maybe they developed those helmets from jumping so fast and crashing into things. I bumped my head once, and then I got a lump, and then i bought a helmet. I never wear it but sometimes i want to.

  • Jeffrey T
    Jeffrey T23 ditë më parë


  • Eric Dempsey
    Eric Dempsey23 ditë më parë CURIOUS. So appreciate your work. Learn and laugh is the best.

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