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Filming Glow-in-the-Dark Millipedes

Chris Higgins
YouTube // National Geographic
YouTube // National Geographic / YouTube // National Geographic
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As part of its "Best Job Ever" video series, National Geographic talked to filmmaker Owen Bissell about the challenges of filming bioluminescent millipedes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Imagine that it's your job to film these tiny creatures, in complete darkness, for the first time. That's what Bissell accomplished. Here's how he did it:

If you want more of Bissell's millipede footage, National Geographic has you covered.

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