Fireflies are not actually flies. They are really beetles. Scientists know that the light is cold, not hot. Both
male and female fireflies flicker their lights to attract mates. But no one knows for sure how a firefly makes it light.
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Disclaimer: This information was taken from "The Kid's Fun-Filled Question & Answer Book. Copyright (c) 1999
Kidsbooks, Inc. and Tony Tallarico