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(Gary Wilson of the Great Smoky Mountains Association)
Synchronous fireflies at Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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This time-lapse video shows synchronous fireflies mating behavior over the course of two nights in 2015. These winged beetles mate over the course of a week in early June, when males attract females in an aerial language of courtship of blinking lights that is produced from a chemical reaction called bioluminescence.
This time-lapse video shows synchronous fireflies mating behavior over the course of two nights in 2015. These winged beetles mate over the course of a week in early June, when males attract females in an aerial language of courtship of blinking lights that is produced from a chemical reaction called bioluminescence.
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