Glowing Stars Under The Ground

Posted on 01 September 2010 Crni

We have all seen glowing stars on the sky at night, but what about seeing stars under the ground? You get the chance to do that in the Waitomo Glowworm Cave on the North Island of New Zealand. Of course the “stars” are not real; they are glowing worms that is hanging from the ceilings in the cave.

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The worms are only to be found in New Zealand, and they are as tiny as an average mosquito. The lightning from the worms are the only remedy boats with tourist are having when they cruise around on the Waitomo River underground to see the mysterious glowworms.

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A group of specialists are monitoring the quality of the air and the temperature to know how to manage the cave and how many tourists are allowed to visit the cave each time, so don’t worry, if you want to visit the cave and enjoy the sight of “glowing stars”, you are definitely in good hands.

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