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.

Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.berenson@time.com.

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