Moth: Cream-striped owl

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Moth: Cream-striped owl

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I managed last Year to get a good picture from this Cream-striped owl Moth in Shingwedzi.

They belong to the family Noctuidae. The owl-eyed markings on the moth’s wings are certainly its most striking feature. The purpose of such markings is to convince potential predators that it is dealing with something dangerous.

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Beautiful markings and a great pic Rita. :thumbs_up:
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Beautiful photo, Rita, and interesting info about their markings that confuse the predator. :thumbs_up:
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Thanks very much -ritad - I learned something else new - :D :D :D
Good photo :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Thank you all :k :k :k
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Awesome photo of such a beautiful moth, ritad.
Thanks for sharing. :D
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Great picture Rita and good information as well. Thank you :k
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