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Io Moth

One of my favorite times of year is the porch light moth season. This one, an Io moth has a pair of eye spots hidden underneath their fore-wings to startle would-be predators. They’re meant to be akin to an owl’s face.

 

Io Moth

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Io Moth

Io Moth

Io Moth | click to enlarge

And when you wake you will fly away, holding tight to the legs of all your angels. Goodbye my love, into your blue, blue eyes, your blue, blue world, you’re my baby blue.”

(Dave Matthews Band, Baby)

 

 

 

 

 

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