Some fireflies have a dark side


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Nature posing as an Anne Rice novel.


Jesus Christ, mother nature, you’re cold!


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…


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


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


Just sayin I’d never anthropomorphize anything that loaded.


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