Sunday, April 26, 2009

Luna Moth

Waiting for nightfall:


Luna adult moths only live a week and they don't eat.  Their purpose in life is to mate and lay eggs for the future generations.  He/she is very colorful and pretty.  Here is a video about their life cycle:


6 comments:

Pamela said...

I can't imagine not eating. I'm sure they get eaten, tho.

off to watch the video. It will tell me the rest of the story?

Nap Warden said...

Never heard of them...what a strange creature...

Allison Says said...

Wow! That's so cool! What a weird bug.

Pat2 said...

It's beautiful!!

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

That Pat2 is me! I had a pinkie slip...don't know which key I didn't mean to hit!!

aims said...

I've seen these but I don't know where. They are really pretty aren't they?