WONDER #2416: Where Can You Find a Cave Full of Glowworms?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the many types of animals that live inside caves.
  2. glowworm caves, which exist mostly in New Zealand and Australia.
  3. what makes glowworms glow and how they’re different from other glowing insects.
  4. why everyone should visit Alabama.

Question 2 of 3

The Maori people of New Zealand called glowworms “titiwai,” meaning ___________________________.

  1. “cave fireflies”
  2. “underground stars”
  3. “lights reflected in water”
  4. “mountain bugs”

Question 3 of 3

Which of these statements about glowworms is NOT true, according to this Wonder?

  1. Glowworms are immortal, so they live forever.
  2. Glowworms are actually the larval stage of several insect species.
  3. Glowworms often live on cave ceilings.
  4. Glowworms weave long, sticky webs to catch prey.

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/Where-Can-You-Find-a-Cave-Full-of-Glowworms.