Monday, May 13, 2013

Bio Fun Fact: Glowing Caves

Luminescent rocks aren't uncommon.  However these caves are glowing due to a living creature - a 'glowworm' (Arachnocampa luminosa).  

Bio-luminescence isn't a new thing in the animal kingdom. We see it in all kinds of oceanic creatures and some insects.

Despite the normal occurrence of luminescence and bio-luminescence in nature, these caves are just totally cool. : )

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