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Eye-Catching Bioluminescent Creatures
Credit: Credit: James E. Lloyd, Ph.D. | University of Florida
Although bioluminescence is most commonly found in marine life, it can also be seen in animals and insects on land. Bioluminescence, or when light is produced by an organism using a chemical reaction, can serve several purposes, including communication, finding food, attracting prey and warning predators. But no matter what it's being used for, it never fails to dazzle.