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Since animals and humans in thermal footage 'glow' in the same way as stars and galaxies in space, we have been able to combine the technical expertise of astronomers with the conservation knowledge of ecologists to develop a system to find the animals ...
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Fireflies And Glow-Worms

Oxfordshire - United Kingdom

An introduction to the bioluminescence, anatomy, taxonomy, life cycle, evolution and conservation of fireflies and glow-worms (Coleoptera: Lampyridae). Mainly focused on European beetles this site also includes additional information on Phengodidae and Elateridae as well as presenting useful information on the genetics and evolution of beetle luciferase and luciferin.

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Firefly facts by Donald Burger, who wants to bring fireflies back to Houston.

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