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Glowing Worms in Your Grass?

Before becoming flies, the larvae look a bit like worms and glow through a process called "bioluminescence." Bioluminescence is the emission of light by a living organism. Continue reading [...]

Glow Worms and Fireflies

Rhagophthalmidae, a family of beetles that live in Asia, have organs that glow. These beetles might be relatives of the firefly but it is not presently confirmed. Very little is actually known about these beetles. The females are wingless and look like larvae when at their final stage of development in the lifecycle. Continue reading [...]

Worm Joke

Most of the worm jokes listed here have been around for ages and others are fairly new, but common knowledge. The list below represents a compilation of some of the best worm jokes on the Internet and beyond. Continue reading [...]

Glow Worm

Not to be confused with glow worm beetles, the glow worm has the amazing ability to produce light naturally and they can only be found in Austrailia and New Zealand. The process that the glow worm uses to produce light is called bioluminescence. During this biochemical reaction several components work together to emit light. Continue reading [...]

Glow Lure or Artificial Lure?

We all know that there’s more than one way to catch a fish, but some ways just might be more effective than others. Everything from the size and shape of the bait to color has an effect on just how successful you will be at making the prefect catch. Believe it or not fish can see in every direction except behind them and fish such as bass, walleye, pike, salmon, trout, steelhead, and most predatory fish can distinguish colors. Glowing lures are particularly successful because fish are attracted to light and fish can easily see them in dark or shadowy waters. Artificial non-glowing lures pretty much give off the same color underwater, even if they are a different color in the sunlight. Most artificial non-glowing lures look gray once they reach several feet underwater. This means that artificial Continue reading [...]

The Catalpa Sphinx (Black and Yellow Worm)

The glow worm may attract the most attention when it comes to intrigue and beauty, but there is another worm that may attract attention for an altogether different reason. This worm is so odd looking, that one can't help but wonder "what kind of worm is that?" The black and yellow worm dangling from a lone leaf or making its way up the trunk of a tree is commonly called a Catalpa Sphinx. Cool name for a cool worm, huh? Continue reading [...]
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