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Enchanting "Starry Sky" Inside New Zealand Caves

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Adventurer Jordan & Jenna Poste shares their amazing glowworm galaxy adventure in New Zealand.  While most tourists and photographers document the scenes through photographs, this couple creates a time-lapse video that will make the viewers feel they are part of the experience.

According to The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, “glow-worms are the larvae (maggots) of a special kind of fly known as a fungus gnat”.  The one species that can be found throughout New Zealand is called Arachnocampa Luminosa which are carnivores.  They are sparkling in the dark to attract flying insects into a snare of sticky threads.

The video was shot in three different caves in New Zealand: the Waipu and Abbey Caves in Whangaeri and the Ruakokoputuna in Martinborough.

Watching the video is like gazing at thousands of stars in the sky.

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The Encyclopedia of New Zealand