More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
According to new research, the fuzz you see on the chest of moths is specifically designed to muffle sound and protect them from bats.
Y'all got any lamps?
This sanctuary has snakes, mongoose, and insects, but not a lot of moths, alas.
Max Alexander turns Shetland wool into scientifically accurate depictions of various moth species.
"By naming this species after the 45th President of the United States, I hope to bring some public attention to [...] the neglected micro-fauna component of the North American biodiversity."
"We couldn’t protect ourselves and we couldn’t escape - they were everywhere."
All in all, the final of Euro 2016 was a tad underwhelming. Thankfully, Mick Jagger teamed up with a plague of moths to redeem the occasion.
They’re wiggling, hairy, and stripey blue.
But you can't just name a new species anything.