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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Glow little glow worm
We are slowly making our way back to Auckland. Today we stopped at the Waitomo Caves and saw glow worms on the ceilings of the caves. The worms make a chemical that combines with oxygen to produce the glow. That attracts other insects which they feed on for 8-10 months. After forming their chrysalis they emerge as flying insects, mate and lay 120 eggs of which only five will survive, and die within 2 days. It's not easy being a glow worm.
Purple Fleece is a fiber shop in Stockton Springs, Maine, along the rocky coast of Penobscot Bay. We specialize in weaving, spinning, knitting, felting, and dyeing supplies, equipment and classes.
View the website at http://www.PurpleFleece.com