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strange but true

By txxr
a moth taken in the butterfly house at Blenheim palace Oxford U.K
wingspan +- 6inchSmilehaven'tt been there in a while definitely worth a look if your in the area.
watch out for steaming

Tags: General Close-up and macro

Voters: DicksPics, KarenFB, Chinga and 7 more


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KarenFB Plus
14 5.5k 179 England
12 Apr 2013 8:13AM
A beautiful Atlas Moth (male) - these are stunning moths, always amazing to see!
txxr 7 England
12 Apr 2013 8:20AM
Thanks Karen couldn't remember what they called it thanks again for looking and the info Blush
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2013 8:29AM
Whow, what a beauty! We used to have those in my village in South Portugal but they perrished with the use of electric street light... They used to just fly to the light and sadly die in the process. So much for progress. I love your image. IB
User_Removed 10 48 1 United Kingdom
12 Apr 2013 8:32AM
Super capture of an Attacus Atlas Moth, i have a male and female in my collection.
Regards, Alf.

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