Songs from the Underground

Event information

Event type: talk

Location: Attenborough Studio

Ticket prices:

Free, no ticket required

You might have been lucky enough to hear them before, even if you have never heard of them until today.

The mole cricket, one of Britain’s biggest insects, lives underground digging tunnels with their well-adapted legs, and sings at night, producing a very loud distinctive sound.

Join entomologist Ed Baker and discover more about this unusual insect and its life in the dark.

Event dates

Nature Live

Find out more about upcoming topics and guests appearing on Nature Live, our free live show held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Attenborough Studio.