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Fire-beetles or Fire-flies? Let’s Start a Movement!

Last week I had a chance to chat with Nate Butkus, 10-year old host of The Show About Science. We decided to start a FireBeetle* movement, and I geeked out about the gory side.

Meanwhile, enjoy these visuals from KQED’s Deep Look!

*Unfortunately, the name “fire beetle” has already been snagged by an Australian beetle (Merimna atrata) whose larvae develop in freshly burnt wood.