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Last night, I found the first few fireflies in our backyard. This means that Firefly Season is here!

Firefly Facts

Fireflies are amazing. Here are some fun facts we’ve been learning about fireflies, courtesy of

  1. Fireflies talk to each other with light.
  2. Fireflies produce “cold light-” and it’s incredibly energy efficient!
  3. Firefly eggs glow.
  4. Adult fireflies only live for about 3 weeks.
  5. Fireflies are found on every continent- except Antarctica!

See Fireflies

Looking to see Fireflies for yourself? Head to the woods, or check out one of these great spots to view fireflies in CT:

Firefly Learning Activities:

Want to learn more about fireflies or get involved in conservation? Visit for more information.

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