By: Cheng Chi-feng, Hsiao Po-yang and Lee Hsin-Yin
In northern Taiwan’s New Taipei City, the firefly season could continue through early June, according to city government’s Agricultural Department, which has listed 48 hot spots for firefly watching.
These places include the Yuanshan hiking trail in Sanxia District, the historic streets of Pingxi District, and the Emerald Pond in Xizhi District.
Vistors to the city can observe over 30 percent of Taiwan’s 60 firefly species, thanks to improved conservation efforts, said department head Liao Jung-ching (廖榮清). [FULL STORY]