Fireflies - The Flashiest of Beetles

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Event type: talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Free, no ticket required

Most beetles prefer to remain inconspicuous - but not the firefly. 

Fireflies often gather in spectacular numbers to deliver a dazzling light display after dusk, with multiple species performing their distinct displays in tandem. The results are spectacular and overwhelming. There is order in the lights, however - as well as a tale of life, death and chemistry. Join Museum scientist Michael Geiser to learn more about these flashiest of beetles. 

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