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Do you call them fireflies or lightning bugs?

Lightning bugs for us. Did you ever catch any as a child or do your children? My DS and I tried a few weeks. He had fun, but he's not fast enough to actually catch any.

 
mommy_jules

Asked by mommy_jules at 9:16 PM on Aug. 6, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Also, not sure where you live, but if it's any where close to TN, you should check out this- http://www.insidepigeonforge.com/what-to-do/the-synchronized-fireflies-in-gatlinburg/comment-page-1/


    It only happens in two places in the world. One place just happens to be in the Great Smokey Mountains.

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 9:20 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • lightning bugs because that's what i was raised to call them. unfortunately we don't get them where i live but when i used to go on vacation in the summer with my grandparents to the cabin in the smoky mountains i'd try and catch them :)
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 9:19 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Both! My Son is a bug whisperer & catches tons of them. Once last year he brought a batch in the house & they escaped so we had them flying all around. It was really pretty to see but we caught most of them again & now got a new bug holder. They are amazing!
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 9:22 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Lightening bugs. I caught them often as a child and then again when my kids were elementary age.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:52 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Both interchangeably.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 9:17 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Lightning bugs.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:21 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  •  ;)

    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:23 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Both and we go out pretty much every night and try to catch them :)
    liss05

    Answer by liss05 at 10:18 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Fireflies
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 9:18 PM on Aug. 6, 2013

  • Lightning bugs
    DJDNY

    Answer by DJDNY at 9:20 PM on Aug. 6, 2013