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NC Science Now: Synchronous Fireflies

Clip: Season 3 | 5m 41s

Synchronous fireflies are rare, living in a small section of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and performing their glowing mating dance for only two weeks in June. Scientists don’t know why they glow simultaneously.

Aired: 08/17/16

Rating: NR

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