Weird Nature 21 Stunning Photos Of Naturally Neon Animals That Even Put Vegas To Shame  

Cheryl Adams Richkoff
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The Vegas strip has nothing on Mother Nature and her cast of glow-in-the-dark creatures! Gifted with bioluminescence, the ability to produce light, crazy neon animals use such lighting for numerous reasons. Aside from being a form of communication, bioluminescence also can be used for attracting other organisms, either as prey or potential mates. It comes naturally to a wide variety of marine animals, land and cave-based insects, and even some bacteria!

Of course, the best known and perhaps most famous example of glow-in-the-dark creatures is the firefly, but many other bright, colorful animals hold their own candles to the firefly's recognizable spark. The bioluminescent animals below look bright, loud, and proud, and would show off their sparkle to any party or rave better than any glowstick or neon whistle.

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Lady Angler Fish Glows At The Bottom Of The Sea

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Photo: The Highlanders
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The Sparkling Firefly Squid Uses Counter-Illumination As Camouflage

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Photo: Octodad Wikia
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The Luminous Motyxia Millipede

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Photo: Eden, Janine, and Jim/Wikipedia
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Eerie Light Of Glow Worms Illuminate Caves

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Photo: 2ll Org/Flickr/2ll org
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