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Fireflies Synchronize

In chapter two we discuss how seemingly unrelated species-ants, frongs, crickets-and firelies have an unusual ability to synchronize their signals, an ability much more advanced in humans. A new article on NPR discusses a unique event in Hopkins South Carolina where a lottery is held so that winners can witness one of the few species of fireflies that flash their signals in unison to each other: https://www.npr.org/2024/05/24/g-s1-935/synchronous-fireflies-congaree-endangered.

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