Breathtaking Glowing Cave of New Zealand and Its Amazing Secret (15 Pics)

Posted on Apr 26, 2016

Caves are well-known for their ornaments made of stalactites and stalagmites, and when we think of them, we think of their natural hidden beauties. Joseph Michael made the photographs of an interesting phenomenon in New Zealand caves - the colonies of glow worms that lived there for 30 million years. These luminous creatures are called Arachnocampa Luminosa.

1. Arachnocampa Luminosa Are Found in Australia and New Zealand

Arachnocampa Luminosa Are Found in Australia and New Zealand

2. In Australia, They Live in Smaller Groups Than Ones in New Zealand

In Australia, They Live in Smaller Groups Than Ones in New Zealand

3. And Emit the Lower Light

And Emit the Lower Light

4. They Live on the Roofs of the Caves

They Live on the Roofs of the Caves

5. And Love Wet and Shielded Surfaces

And Love Wet and Shielded Surfaces

6. They Usually Form Thick Groups

They Usually Form Thick Groups

7. Arachnocampa Means "Spider Worm"

Arachnocampa Means "Spider Worm"

8. They Make Silk Webs to Catch the Insects

They Make Silk Webs to Catch the Insects

9. The Production of This Light Is a Part of a Natural Process - The Blue-Green Light They Emit Is Also a Way to Attract the Prey

The Production of This Light Is a Part of a Natural Process - The Blue-Green Light They Emit Is Also a Way to Attract the Prey

10. This Creatures Are Bioluminescent

This Creatures Are Bioluminescent

11. Any Other Kind of Light Would Make Them Invisible to the Human Eye

Any Other Kind of Light Would Make Them Invisible to the Human Eye

12. This Scenery - The Night Sky Full of Stars

This Scenery - The Night Sky Full of Stars

13. They Live Long Enough to Mate and Make Eggs

They Live Long Enough to Mate and Make Eggs

14. They Are Unique

They Are Unique

15. And It's a True Nature's Miracle!

And It's a True Nature's Miracle!
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