Luna Moths Outsmart Predators Using Their Tails

February 17, 2015 6:39 PM

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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.

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