Super Slow-Mo Captures the Takeoff of Strange and Amazing Flying Insects

Biologist Dr. Adrian Smith has some amazing super slow-mo footage of insects taking off, with a level of detail that you’ve never seen before. Seeing a firefly unfurl its wings and awkwardly take to the sky is fascinating to watch. He specifically features less common species, versus the honeybees and dragonflies that you might have seen before.

Via My Modern Met: