Mesmerising Glow worm / Fire fly 🤩

The glowworm needs food to live, so for six to nine months, it takes up fishing.

The Fascinating Glowworm

To catch them, the glowwormlets down a series of silken lines (sometimes as many as 70) from its hammock.

However, the light at the end of the glowworm tunnel is not the hopeful sign an insect expects.

Then he answered: “It is the flash of a firefly in the night.”

Starting life as a tiny larva, with tail light already switched on, the New Zealand glowworm builds a hammock of mucus and silk from separate glands in its mouth and attaches it to the ceiling of a grotto.

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