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  What IS it? A bug? A fairy? A ghost?
What IS it?  A bug?  A fairy?  A ghost?
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Uploader comment: This is the original picture containing the weird image I previously posted. It was taken on the Kern River in California over the 4th of July weekend.


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Comment icon #3 Posted by Sparkcool on 18 March, 2013, 22:05
Scientists don't know why all bioluminescent forms of life glow. For example, several earthworm species create a luminescent secretion that doesn't have an obvious purpose. The reason for some mushrooms' glow is also unclear, although some scientists theorize that it attracts insects that spread the mushrooms' spores. A few animals light up when nearby animals start to glow, and there's not always a clear reason for this behavior. This uncertainty exists in the ocean as well as on land.Looks like a Firefly to me they flash at one another in a species-specific pattern, ofte...
Comment icon #2 Posted by BiohazardVideo on 11 December, 2011, 3:31
Towards evening I'd say large moth or bat.
Comment icon #1 Posted by sasquatchbait on 14 July, 2011, 0:46
butterfly. we get those a lot on earth...
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