Fireflies Put on a Spectacular Mating Dance | Short Film Showcase
Fireflies Put on a Spectacular Mating Dance

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of fireflies begin their mating dance in the pine forests of Mexico. Filmmaker Blake Congdon captured this incredible phenomenon as never before seen. More from Blake Congdon: ➡ Subscribe: ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: #NationalGeographic #Fireflies #ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at Get More National Geographic: Official Site: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Read more in "How these mysterious fireflies synchronize their dazzling light shows" About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Fireflies Put on a Spectacular Mating Dance | Short Film Showcase National Geographic


Toxic Can : Everyone: National Geographic: “10 Organisms That Dance Better Than You”

JackedUpSparrow Art/Apparel : Nice trailer, when is this movie coming out?!

Nero : y u you holding a lantern girl? you are literally trying to observe glowing bugs ... well ok, the scene looked beautiful, i admit xD

B Welkinator : "You must walk miles into...." the woods in a flimsy nightgown with no leg coverings.

Ravi renold Rampersad : Beautiful night shows such beautiful thing magnificent

Gary Gough : Outstanding film brilliantly narrated. Could this possibly be the voice to supersede Sir David Attenborough?

Board with Life : Epic voice!!! Can I hire Blake to read me a bedtime story when it’s raining ? ☔️ 💤

M. Happy : Walks into the woods with a bare shoulder nightgown and no shoes.... Yeah, everything should be fine. 😑

vitalino1981 : Natgeo: *showing female human in a half transparent underwear with heavy breathing in the background* Me: FFS I came for fireflies! 😣

Robert Berger : One must feel in paradise with dancing fireflies

TeamBreezy X : Wow. So beautiful. 😍😍

Ona Tukan : It's so beautiful... just like watching a fairytale movie 🦋

New Message : That ElfQuest fireflies scene, though...

Oliver Isenrich : The background track here is insane. What is it?

bpanther : Saw the making of this film too... A true labour of love. You had made your own little universe of stars there !!! You were truly Blessed... 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

Kim Jong-un : My mating dance with my rocket is even more spectacular

MsKmc09 : Disappointing you don't need a lady walking around with a lamp. I tuned in to watch the fireflies

Lucifer : You would not believe your eyes if ten Million fireflies..........

Sanju Das : Amazing beauty of nature. And also some credit goes to that girl. 😊

Yu Han Elton Eggsworth : Wow this is amazing. Next destination trip yay! Girl turn off the lantern.

StellarClick : I can't decide what is more beautiful - the girl or the fire flies.

Angel Aries : 💓😢thank you...!

Metal Baby : Voice was so soothing :)

Gașpar 23 : I hope this will never be extinct!

Lbsnaa Lost : Ive seen this first hand...its mesmerizing... seriously.. nothing like it.. magical

Allyson : Absolutely beautiful! Like a scene from a fairy tale🙊🌻✨🌿

Alabaster Kros : What a stunning Night Show! 👏

Sophia Fuchs : Magical! Absolutely breathtaking...😮

ਵਾਸੁ Гу́пта́ : He did such a great job . Loved the way he filmed this mesmerising video.

Lucifer : When you play owl city songs in the woods

Xennol Northernhigh : Just like a fairy tail

Dennis Reineking : That is so cool love it great Video Thank you And God Bless

Faizal Bulkini : amazing, in my place there were so many fireflies but now they were gone, :(

Godwin Williams : Wow.... I also experience this like environment's really beautiful gift of god

Tinaraver : Nature's Glow Sticks :)

Cheryl Hannon : How spectaular. This is truly worth waiting to see.

Sky 23 : What an enchanting voice!

Julie Marvin : Wow. That's beautiful. I live in the city and I have never seen so many fireflies in my life in all my years. My grandbaby was scared of all the bugs she said. I looked up and they were all around her. Thank you for the wonderful share

Moein Luxury Lifestyle : 🌳🏮🌲 The tale of a beautiful Lantern girl in the magic forest 🌲🏮🌳

B Welkinator : And you must use a lantern so as to wash out the lights of the fireflies ... but ... you can really see the model. What is this nonsense?

Alex Davidson : Someone thumb this down, wow Amazing

S Chakraborty : *That Voice!*

Syafiq Razip : For those who are cynical of their beauty portrayed here, it's totally real. My house is nearby a firefly sighting zone and we'd go there annually to see their magnificent show.

Goodwine Carlos : I saw this once before about 17y ago, so cool, I wish I can see it again sametime

Charissa Godwin : Nat Geo! Have you thought of featuring the fireflies of Kuala Selangor, Malaysia next? Those are on a river bank. Amazing and stunning like lit up christmas trees!

Hassan Mahone : If this is Blue You’re An OG *Nation Geographic* $ubscriber😜 👇You Can Be A OG Of Mine Today💯❤️

NextGenAge : Turn off the lantern! You are there to observe the firefly dance without polluting their space with artificial light, have some respect. Imagine if this becomes a touristic thing and they only have one day of the year with right conditions and people mess it up..

Neel Tej : Worth waiting 2 weeks. Luvd it. Thanks. 😊

Earthling117 : I remembered Owlcity.