TravelLab: In a forest on the trail of synchronous fireflies

phys.org | 6/20/2018 | Staff
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Every year in North America as spring turns to summer, fireflies emerge in parks, forests and backyards.

But one type of firefly has a unique capability. They blink in unison and are called synchronous (SING-kruh-ness) fireflies.

Places - Smoky - Mountains - Tennessee - Allegheny

They're found in a few places like the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and the Allegheny National Forest in Pennsylvania.

Their rhythmic displays are magical to observe. They've become a tourist attraction...
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