Thursday, August 15, 2013

Nightime Visitor

IZA: I saw the biggest moth I ever seen before!  An it was GREEN...  It stayed way up high for a while.
Then it started fluttering its way down the screen.
Sorry about the screen blurring the pictures, but it just WOULDNT go over to the glass side.  I guess it could grab the screen easier.
Look at that big body.  Oh Bast it looked yummy!
It finally got down to my level.  I KNEW I couldnt actally grab it, cuz Ive watched Ayla try with reglar moths a lot.  
But, ya know, I finally just HAD to try annyway.
Update:  We just checked Wikipedia, and learned that "the adults do not eat or have mouths. They emerge as adults solely to mate, and as such, only live approximately one week. They are more commonly seen at night."

Wow, we don't generally "mate" either (an we are a bit confused about what that is), but at least we get to eat and live about 10-16 YEARS!!!  So we are kinna thinkin that, even iffen we COULD catch one, we would just not bother it for its one week of adult life.