Wildlife: Moth

While cleaning a bench on our deck, I discovered a large, puffy cocoon with a beautiful moth hanging onto it. I ran for my camera and scooted under the bench on my back. This photo was snapped after it's wings were fully opened. It was one of those aha moments.
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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

Oh my. how beautiful. I think I found he colors to paint my room with. Thank you for submitting this picture.

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

In-cred-i-ble! Don't you marvel at all the detail and beauty God put into things that hardly ever get seen? How wonderful of you take this shot (on your back, under a bench!) and share with us!

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

Wow! I love it! The colors are gorgeous!

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

You have a beautiful Cecropia Moth. It's the largest moth in N. America and spins a cocoon of silk. By the large fluffy antenna, it looks like it's a male. Females have narrower antennae. Again, beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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Mother Nature's beauty, once again. Thanks for sharing!

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