Luna Moths Outsmart Predators Using Their Tails

February 17, 2015 6:39 PM

15 0

Nature is full of surprises and has equipped its creatures with ingenious defense mechanisms in order for them to be able to deter predators. One of those creatures is a species of moth, called the luna moth.

This special insect has developed a very interesting defense mechanism against its main predator, the bat. The moth uses its long wing tips to fool the bats and often mislead them from their moth bodies.

Read more

To category page