Fireflies use their bio-luminescence to communicate with each other to find a mate. And to lure unsuspecting prey with false signalling.
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David Pye gave the 1985 Christmas Lectures "Communicating" about the incredible world of communication. From the man-made satellite dishes to the complex biological system of bat communication.
The second lecture of the series is all about how animals communicate, for reproduction, social interaction and other reasons.
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