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  • ✯ kristiηє ✯

    The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is almost unreal looking and believe it or not, a real insect, not a hoax. The species was only recently identified (discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela) and there are actually quite a few rather closely related moth species (Muslin Moth) that look just as interesting and strange.

  • Erin Merriman Zenor

    Venezuelan Poodle Moth. This exists. But seriously, not the only amazing moth in the bunch. Check out the Santa Claus Moth. I <3 nature. #mothsarecool

  • Helen Charlotte

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  • Gianni New York

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