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The photographs showed children touching the animal, unintentionally covering the spiracle.
When disturbed, say by a predator, these North American insects compress their bodies and squeeze air out of holes in the sides of their bodies, called spiracles.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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