29 Jun '15, 9am

Breathtaking images capture the magical, star-like shine of glowworms in a limestone cave

is one of nature’s most dazzling phenomena, and photographer Joseph Michael manages to make the spectacle even more magical with his stunning long-exposure photos. Shot in a New Zealand cave on North Island, these images capture the eerie and otherworldly gleam emitted by glowworms, bioluminescent gnat larvae, which cling to the 30-million-year-old limestone cave ceilings. Michael photographed these limestone caves and their glowing inhabitants as part of his project,

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