Fireflies: the flashiest of beetles

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Event type: Talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Free, no booking 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, with tales of life, death and chemistry.

Join Museum scientist Michael Geiser to learn more about these flashy beetles. 

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The Attenborough Studio is in the Darwin Centre in the Orange Zone.

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