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Waitomo Caves
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Waitomo Caves

Wonder Type: Natural
Country: New Zealand
Best of: Caves
The main caves in the area are the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Ruakuri Cave, Aranui Cave, and Gardner's Gut. They are noted for their stalactite and stalagmite displays, and for the presence of glowworms (the fungus gnat Arachnocampa luminosa).
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