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Fireflies are elusive in Colorado but they can say a lot about an ecosystem’s viability

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Anna Walker, a conservation biologist at New Mexico BioPark Society, photographs a firefly she released Friday morning, July 22, 2022 in Mills Canyon in the Kiowa National Grasslands.

Researchers at the Butterfly Pavilion have been able to raise fireflies for the first time in Colorado. The fireflies are a bioindicator about the health of ecosystems.