World's most acrobatic insects

Scientists have been using high speed cameras to reveal the secrets of the world's most acrobatic insects.

Dr Gregory Sutton and his team from the University of Bristol have been working out how fleas, locusts and even praying mantises take to the air.

This clip shows a sample of his super slow-motion footage and findings.

All footage courtesy of Dr Gregory Sutton, University of Bristol and Prof Malcolm Burrow, University of Cambridge