You Need Bats, Bats Need You | Madison Mies

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The loves and lies of fireflies

“Biologist Sara Lewis has spent the past 20 years getting to the bottom of the magic and wonder of fireflies. In this charming talk, she tells us how and why the beetles produce their silent sparks, what happens when two fireflies have sex, and why one group of females is known as the firefly vampire. (It’s not pretty.) Find out more astonishing facts about fireflies in Lewis’ footnotes, below.”

Sara Lewis


Glow-in-the-dark sharks and other stunning sea creatures

“Just a few meters below the waves, marine biologist and explorer-photographer David Gruber discovered something amazing — a surprising new range of sea creatures that glow in many colors in the ocean’s dim blue light. Join his journey in search of biofluorescent sharks, seahorses, sea turtles and more, and learn how these light-up creatures could illuminate a new understanding of our own brains.”

David Gruber