Little creatures that are bringing beauty to this cave


In the town of Waitomo, found on the northern part of New Zealand, there is a place that captured the attention of both local and overseas visitors.

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Inside the caves of Waitomo, thousands of these tiny glow worms produce dazzling green-blue light that radiates like stars at night sky.

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Glow worms, Arachnocampa luminosais, a medium to large size invertebrate that is famous for its yellow and green colored light on the end of its tail.

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Glow worms are mostly found in caves and dense woodland around the world (except America) and few in Artic Circle.

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The cave was opened for tourism since 1889. Since then, many have been magnetized by its beauty.

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Little creatures that are bringing beauty to this cave

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