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Cecropia Silkmoth

A Cecropia Silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia) of the Giant Silkmoth family, drying the morning dew out of his wings in the sunshine. The antennae are supposed to be able to "sniff" the pheromones of a female from seven miles away.

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Clark, Wyoming, United States of America
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© James Ingram.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2015, 3:06 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3100
Focal Length: 135mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f6
ISO: ISO180
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