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Chameleon Bones Glow in the Dark, Even Through Skin - National Geographic

National Geographic
"We could hardly believe our eyes when we illuminated the chameleons in our collection with a UV lamp," lead author David Prötzel, a doctoral student at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, says in a statement. "And almost all species showed blue ...

We Just Discovered Chameleons Have Fluorescent Bones That Glow in the Dark - Outer Places

Outer Places
While most maintain that the late Jim Morrison of The Doors earned his psychedelic honorific, "The Lizard King," a new reptile might pose a significant challenge to Morrison's crown. Researchers at the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich ...
Live Science
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Chameleons Glow under Ultraviolet Light -
“It has long been known that bones fluoresce under UV light, but that animals use this phenomenon to fluoresce themselves has surprised us and was previously unknown,” said study senior author Dr. Frank Glaw, Curator of Herpetology at the Bavarian ...
Daily Mail
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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.

Phengodidae: Glow-worms, Railroad Worms
United States

Photographs and information on these beetles, their distribution, description, biology and behavior.

United States

Information about the fly Arachnocampa flava and its bioluminescent larva, both of which are being studied at the Springbrook Research Centre in Australia.

United States

Photographs and information from the Underwater Field Guide to Ross Island and McMurdo Sound, Antarctica.

Fireflies in Houston
United States

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

Fireflies of East Tennessee
United States

The unique, synchronized firefly Photinus carolinus of the Smoky Mountains.

UK Glow Worm Survey
United Kingdom

Solely to gather information about a fascinating insect, Lampyris noctiluca, that most people don't even realize exists in Britain.

Global Owl Project, The (GLOW)
United States

Worldwide project initiative to resolve the foundational aspects of taxonomy and conservation for the world's owls. Programs involve DNA analysis and formulating an owl species distribution map.

United States

Article by Wim van Egmond introducing oligochaetes, flatworms and nematodes with several photographs.

Bristle Worms and their Larvae
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond on the life cycle and development of these marine worms, nicely illustrated.

Gordiacea: Horsehair Worms
United States

Photograph of these worms, also known as cabbagehair, gordiid or gordian worms, with information on their habitat, identification and life cycle.