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Moth in disguise

Post by Di Masters on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 16:07

Found this cleverly disguised moth on the waste bin/wall today. If he was on a tree, as he obviously should be, you would be hard pressed to see him. In real life he looks just like a chopped off bit of birch wood.






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Post by Maria on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 17:00

eeek

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Post by kimb on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 17:04

eeek from me too.
very clever though.nature is so unbelievably fantastic sometimes.

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Post by lyndaejane on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 18:05

Just the legs give it away, Di. Great 'photos!

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Post by thriftycrafter on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 19:42

Isn't nature wonderful, fab pics, thanks for showing us this, fascinating.

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Post by cb on Tue 15 Jul 2014 - 22:11

Not keen on moths but good photo Di.

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Post by supergran on Wed 16 Jul 2014 - 11:08

Oh that's wonderful never seen one like that before.

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Post by Mrsfeefee on Thu 17 Jul 2014 - 15:17

wow does look so much like a twig great camoflage. great pic Di.

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Post by WeirdCat on Thu 17 Jul 2014 - 21:20

Yuck, still makes my skin crawl but good on 'im, I'd not notice one looking like that!

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