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This stunning creature is the Atlas Moth (Attacus atlas), the largest moth in the world in terms of wing surface area. Their wingspan can reach up to ONE FOOT in length! They're said to be named after either the Titan of Greek Mythology which holds up the Earth, or because of the map-like patterns on the wings.

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Top 10 Rare or Endangered Butterflies

What are the rarest and most endangered butterflies of the world? This quick and easy guide tells you all about these beautiful and critically imperiled insects