Story: Glow-worms

Glow-worm snares

Glow-worm snares

Glow-worms catch small flying insects on snares of sticky threads. These dangle from the roofs of caves or overhanging banks.

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George Gibbs, 'Glow-worms - New Zealand’s glow-worms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 March 2023)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007