Some fireflies have a dark side


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/03/05/some-fireflies-have-a-dark-sid.html


#2

Nature posing as an Anne Rice novel.


#3

Jesus Christ, mother nature, you’re cold!


#4

Interesting ‘defense mechanism’ where the male firefly shoots a gooey white substance into the face of the attacking female. I think I’ve seen that before…


#5

But they’re not allowed to say anything about it because of political correctness.


#6

If you’re curious to know more about their Dark Side, come check out Silent Sparks: The Wondrous World of Fireflies (silentsparks.com).


#7

Just sayin I’d never anthropomorphize anything that loaded.


#8

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