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Bombardier beetle escapes from a toad’s stomach after launching a chemical attack

November 15, 2019


Bombardier beetle: Pheropsophus jessoensis When under threat, these beetles release a hot chemical spray. Slow motion Japanese common toad: Bufo japonicus Researchers could hear the sound of the spray — inside the toad 88 minutes later Toad and beetle part ways, both unharmed.

100 Comments

  • Reply Wasem Zahr December 24, 2018 at 5:20 pm

    no organism were harmed in the making of this video

    except the beetle is soaked with stomach acid

  • Reply Luna Starley January 1, 2019 at 5:54 am

    hooly fuck

  • Reply javier josefides January 3, 2019 at 4:46 am

    Free the frog ? now! You guys are harming this poor animal.

  • Reply Penelope January 16, 2019 at 4:39 am

    like i just dont get why you gotta lie like this. we can obviously see the beetle is completely fucked.

  • Reply Caique H January 27, 2019 at 1:23 am

    That beetle looks like me when I eat mushrooms.

  • Reply Jason Colwell January 27, 2019 at 5:38 am

    Me on the toilet after chipotle

  • Reply Hayden Dias January 27, 2019 at 5:07 pm

    You know what's triggering me the most calling it a frog. For god sake it's a toad

  • Reply TheGmodMagician February 1, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    No ones gonna talk about the music?
    Btw it’s in the description

  • Reply Adam Lane February 5, 2019 at 12:02 am

    The toad/frog is the lowest animal in the tree of life that has learned how to puke. It's an evolutionary advantage for a creature that eats anything.

  • Reply Chase Calleja February 7, 2019 at 1:39 am

    Unharmed totally because that beetle looks perfectly fine

  • Reply Sami Elabbadi February 7, 2019 at 2:43 am

    toad dint explode… unlike

  • Reply Zheng Wen Yu February 8, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    Unharmed? Pretty sure they are both alive but injured due to stomach acid and chemical attack

  • Reply Said Zzed February 26, 2019 at 12:51 am

    0:42

  • Reply Tyrant Terminator March 1, 2019 at 8:23 am

    You should put the bombardier beetle on a large Venus flytrap to see who’d win

  • Reply Wink Wink Nudge Nudge March 3, 2019 at 6:44 am

    Fuckin badass

  • Reply Waffle Apocalypse March 3, 2019 at 7:43 am

    "Both come out unharmed"
    beetle dragging itself across floor trying to hold on to dear life

  • Reply max young March 3, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    "The Toad and Beetle both part ways *unharmed*"
    Beetle: Literally clinging onto life crawling awake
    Frog: Vomitting from mouth horribly

  • Reply DonutWarLord March 13, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    I love how everyone in the comment section is a biologist.

  • Reply vvv hhh March 16, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    88 min later? Why is the beetle alive? Not suffocated?

  • Reply The Plush Palooza March 17, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    POOP SPRAY

  • Reply BCP '10 March 20, 2019 at 4:10 am

    88 minutes later?!?!?

  • Reply Rick Komm March 20, 2019 at 4:34 am

    Gee, that sure tasted a lot better going down than it did coming back up!

  • Reply Jb Mobiles March 20, 2019 at 7:39 am

    It still alive after 88 min inside toad…..?

  • Reply Kenneth Tieu March 21, 2019 at 1:22 am

    Dramatic bugs these days. First a fly becomes dramatic now beetles

  • Reply Turnip Singularity March 23, 2019 at 9:28 am

    "fuck off you screaming vore sack"- that beetle, probably

  • Reply JoyCon Boyz Forever March 24, 2019 at 6:53 am

    “Unharmed”

  • Reply ア ビ ラA v i l a March 25, 2019 at 10:28 am

    I wonder what it was like in the frogs' stomach.

  • Reply Bob Smith April 1, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Shouldn't that be eighty eight seconds later?

  • Reply Killian jude Misagal April 2, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Jeez

  • Reply Be_The_End April 6, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    "Researchers could hear the sound of the spray inside the toad" Yeah so maybe don't blast fucking music over it so we can hear it as well? Jesus christ.

  • Reply Underskor April 10, 2019 at 3:34 am

    Incredible..

  • Reply D** C** April 12, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Toad said "damm thats a spicy meatball"

  • Reply Pork Jackson April 21, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    Frog: damn, back my money, I don't pay!

  • Reply fjvideo May 1, 2019 at 12:35 am

    Toad: "Nope!"

  • Reply Yoda May 5, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    Unharmed headass

  • Reply Boy Graffity May 10, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Toad: I'm about to end this man's whole career

    Beetle: Hold my explosive ass beer

  • Reply Hashkie 17 May 11, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    Is this poisonous ?

  • Reply Kajenx May 21, 2019 at 3:42 am

    "88 minutes later"

    Wait, WHAT?!

  • Reply Eclipse /NightMARE_ May 22, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    So basically, they just shit themselves away

  • Reply Yamata no Oroshi Kirin May 27, 2019 at 3:40 am

    Too Spicy for Yog-Sothoth, it seems. Quite frankly, in this video it looked like to me that by "unharmed," they meant "not dead."

  • Reply Oletitptip Sm May 28, 2019 at 9:24 am

    Unharmed ? the toad will have the worst ghandi's revenge next morning when it poops ! as for the beetle it saw things beyond description !

  • Reply Joseph Leatherbarrow May 30, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    I feel sorry for the frog. Imagine having a bombardier beetle going off inside your stomach

  • Reply Black Draeg June 2, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    Came here from samonella

  • Reply Alejandro Aragon Tan June 3, 2019 at 4:50 am

    After the toad spit out the beetle the beetle was like I’ve been born

  • Reply haqym alexander June 4, 2019 at 12:59 am

    Who came from Sam-O-Nella

  • Reply Jesus Christ with a Jheri Curl June 6, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    melm

  • Reply Gacha Coyotá foox June 7, 2019 at 3:23 am

    The beetele is just running the vomit everywhere -_- NOT IT IF U WON'T CLEAN IT

  • Reply Themayseffect June 13, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    That toads mouth is going to smell like raw ass for the rest of it's miserable life.

  • Reply Grace Wilkins June 25, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    0:47 when I emerged and slithered from my mothers warm wet sphere of nutrition and safety into a world of deceit where I actually have to work for stuff to get things

  • Reply Samiullah Khan June 28, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    Really?? The beetle was not digested even in 88 minutes??

  • Reply badcop gaming July 1, 2019 at 5:46 am

    More like white diarrhea

  • Reply JaguarCats July 7, 2019 at 2:31 am

    To quote that famous poster of the Frog strangling a crane that was trying to eat it. "Don't EVER give up"

  • Reply Eric V July 10, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    Were you killed?
    Sadly yes…
    BUT I LIVED

  • Reply captain dragon July 11, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    the toads movements at 0:35 say "I have made a terrible mistake"

  • Reply Josh Slug July 13, 2019 at 2:44 am

    This music depresses me

  • Reply Keith W July 15, 2019 at 7:46 am

    Umm that toad looked a bit stressed lol

  • Reply succ boi July 18, 2019 at 9:22 am

    This is animal cruelty

  • Reply WennieHut Jr Knuckle July 18, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    Pause at 0:43

  • Reply A Salty Lemon July 22, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Everybody gangster till the toad vomits up a living beetle

  • Reply contrerados July 25, 2019 at 10:49 pm

    88 minutes later??!! The beetle would have been partially (if not fully) digested! Perhaps 8 SECONDS later…

  • Reply C Scarfe July 31, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    Fuckinel,, plently follow through in these . verry verry unusual …..

    if you know you know ?

  • Reply 「 Nabbyy8 」 August 1, 2019 at 9:12 am

    Just like mamas cookin.

  • Reply Damien Pass August 2, 2019 at 8:08 am

    When you eat Taco Bell

  • Reply Mr. Sin August 2, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    0:48 I can just imagine the beetle walking away swearing and groaning after getting thrown up

  • Reply blu Cz August 7, 2019 at 7:36 pm

    0:59
    That beetle does NOT look so good

  • Reply Peachesxo August 11, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    Umm why doesn’t the human try to eat the beetle and get hot shit sprayed in their throats.. poor toad lol

  • Reply exoticgamer 1235 August 14, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Takes shit intensly

  • Reply Jubscleito 76973938• August 19, 2019 at 12:47 am

    That’s the grosest thing I’ve ever seen on YouTube
    But thank you for the sscience

  • Reply Jubscleito 76973938• August 19, 2019 at 12:50 am

    How did that son of a bitch stayed alive for 88 goddamn minutes at the frog’s? Belly? This guy is a legend

  • Reply szaki August 19, 2019 at 5:58 am

    Toad must had a pretty bad stomach ache after ?

  • Reply tshred666 August 19, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    One wicked case of heartburn

  • Reply Walt McGill August 22, 2019 at 6:49 am

    I had to turn it off when the toad threw up the beetle

  • Reply Carole Nash August 26, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    0:06 me when I eat at KFC…..

  • Reply Aaron Loera August 30, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Unharmed?
    As the toads mouth is melted lol

  • Reply Quinn Porter August 31, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    "Unharmed" that beetle looks like its crawling away on one elbow because every other limb has been powderized

  • Reply moynkey September 7, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Love the music

  • Reply Nay Nay September 8, 2019 at 3:52 am

    Extremely gross, but pretty cool.

  • Reply Waddle Dee September 8, 2019 at 5:56 am

    m e l m

  • Reply Kevin Y September 13, 2019 at 8:51 am

    "The Toad and Beetle part ways, both unharmed" = We don't want you, fuckers, talk shit about us on social media.

  • Reply Yougotyourjager September 25, 2019 at 4:17 am

    Beetle half digested "I'm good!"

  • Reply OrangeRBLX September 28, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    "You scared the shit out of me"

    Yes I'm here from Sam O' Nella

  • Reply Rainbow The Parrot September 29, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    Science ASS!

  • Reply Tazz77 October 1, 2019 at 3:22 pm

    That's some serious indigestion.

  • Reply Mercvry October 13, 2019 at 5:13 am

    Wat hapen 2 fwog next?

  • Reply x x October 15, 2019 at 7:26 am

    I envy the beetle for getting a real vore experience uwu

  • Reply Cyrus the Acceptable October 15, 2019 at 11:35 pm

    Projectile Defecation?

  • Reply One Punch Man October 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Did the beetle hold breath for 88 minutes?

  • Reply Բuɳky Բɑuรtãѳ Cɑt October 21, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    That must've hurt

  • Reply Lindsey Bottoms October 23, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    That beetle does not looked unharmed

  • Reply Andrew Stevenson October 24, 2019 at 7:51 am

    Wasabi? ?

  • Reply Milk and Homie October 25, 2019 at 4:21 am

    "Both unharmed"

    The aggressively army crawling a beetle: say sike right now

  • Reply Daniel Timbs October 25, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    How the hell did the beetle last 88 minutes in stomach acid with no air? I call bullshit on the time

  • Reply Charles Ferdinand October 31, 2019 at 12:35 am

    Poor toad!

  • Reply Ditch-11 November 1, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    88 minutes? Shouldn’t it have been partially digested by then?

  • Reply Drained November 3, 2019 at 3:23 am

    "Toad and beetle unharmed"
    -Bitch, that things is literally crawling away probly half dead, the toad would probably commit suicide if it could having a burning acid in the stomach.

  • Reply rockstar22322 rockstar22322 November 4, 2019 at 10:27 am

    what the actual duck

  • Reply LEGO Yoda November 4, 2019 at 10:50 pm

    Whoa that’s one savage tumblr feminisms

  • Reply Chuck Clare November 4, 2019 at 11:43 pm

    this nigga just shit himself

  • Reply E_2the_J November 5, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    gross but cool

  • Reply Pedophilius III November 11, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Fuck i just lost no nut November

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