June 11, 2015 8:57 AM EDT

Bryce Dallas Howard showed off her unique qualifications for being the star of Jurassic World in an appearance on Conan Wednesday night.

Howard told Conan O’Brien, “I have a really good scream,” and then proceeded to launch into an earth-shattering shriek that even made the host duck in terror.

But that wasn’t the only trick up Howard’s sleeve – she also showed Conan her ability to cry on demand, tears streaming down her face while they talked about Home Depot.

Jurassic World hits theaters June 12.

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