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Moths

WATCH: This Is How A Moth Picks Up Ladies

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Peacocks have elaborate plumage. Fiddler crabs have an impressive claw to wave around. But what does the Chionarctia nivea moth have? The Chionarct...

Beyond Yellowstone: When Conservationists Play Offense

Zachary Podmore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Zachary Podmore

When conservation plays offense, what's at stake is not so much some future loss, but a linked and living landscape that's out there right now, a landscape where it is still possible to see five bears pass by a campfire in a single night.

WATCH: Hawkmoths Get Kinky To Ward Off Bats

natureheader | Traci Watson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

Talk about a multi-purpose tool. Several species of tropical moth can rasp their genitals against their abdomens to beam loud ultrasound signals at ap...

WATCH: Yes, This Moth Is 'Driving'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.11.2013 | Science

Silk moths can't fly, so usually the guys have to meet ladies the old fashioned way: by crawling. But at one Tokyo University lab male moths get t...

Scientists Discover Moth With Ultrasonic Hearing

Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

From Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer: The ubiquitous greater wax moth is ordinary in every way but one: It has the ability to hear the highest-...

Bats Respond to Global Warming, More Females

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

In March 15,000 warm temperature records were shattered across the United States. In addition to disrupting plants, it turns out that these warm temperatures profoundly impacted pregnant bats.

PHOTOS: 11 Amazing Moth Facts

David Beadle | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
David Beadle

More and more people are tuning in the "darker" side of Lepidoptera and becoming aware of the beauty and charisma of moths.

PHOTOS: 8 Weird Ways To Get Rid Of Moths

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Now's the time of year where we normally take fall clothes out of storage...only to find that our sweaters now sport a constellation of small hole...

Can You Identify This Giant Insect With No Mouth?

David Mizejewski | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

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Moth Pulled Out Of Parker Boy's Ear (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post/AP | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.29.2011 | Denver

PARKER, Colo. -- Doctors have removed a stubborn moth from a 12-year-old Colorado boy's ear after trying in vain to kill it. In the end, the moth w...

Animals With Superpowers (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Environmental forces have motivated animals to creatively adapt in nature. From camouflage to agility to acute senses, some animals have managed to d...