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Hovering Hawk Moths in your garden

By: Michael Fox In 1862 Charles Darwin wrote to a friend at Kew [Gardens] “I have just received such a Box full from Mr Bateman with the astounding Angraecum sesquipedalia [sic] with a nectary a foot long. Good Heavens what … Continue reading

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The Hawkmoth Vision

by Sandra Tuszynska Moths are often overlooked as pollinators, as many are only active by night and perhaps we often don’t find them as attractive as butterflies. However, moths belong to the same order as butterflies called Lepidoptera and are … Continue reading

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