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Taken at Barnes Wetland Centre in London
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Aug 04 2008 00:22 GMT fourdeadpresidents
He's cool!!!

Bugs are cool until they get on me...
Aug 04 2008 01:23 GMT craftybutterfly
Neat bug, great shot
Aug 04 2008 04:02 GMT aquiles PRO
Aug 04 2008 04:11 GMT Midworlder PRO
lovely colour contrasts
Aug 04 2008 07:08 GMT lizzieb
He sure is cool Jamie. They are such a pretty moth. Taking pics of insects, moths, spiders etc actually has lessened my dislike of them. Now I like to see what they really look like. Most are very beautiful when you see them close up.
Aug 04 2008 07:09 GMT lizzieb
Thank you so much - glad you like him :-))
Aug 04 2008 07:09 GMT lizzieb
Thank you very much Aquiles :-))
Aug 04 2008 07:11 GMT lizzieb
Sometimes they are black with red spots and sometimes they are dark blue with the red spots. I would love to see the dark blue one!
Aug 05 2008 06:00 GMT lynnj04
Yes I will go as far to say this is a nice moth but unfortunatley it's called a moth and i have this great dislike of any moth ? but it is a great capture :-))
Aug 05 2008 09:09 GMT lizzieb
Thank you Joe:-))
Aug 05 2008 09:11 GMT lizzieb
It acts more like a butterfly Lynn than a moth. It is awake during the day and feeds on flowers. It will 'feign' death and fall to the ground if disturbed. So no fluttering around you at night!
Aug 05 2008 16:17 GMT lynnj04
oh thats ok then Lizzie it's a beautiful moth if it doesnt flutter :-))
Aug 06 2008 22:31 GMT ManiacMom PRO
great shot, lizzie. I've never seen a red one.
Aug 07 2008 13:51 GMT beus PRO
Wonderful work, Lizzie:-))
Aug 07 2008 15:45 GMT lizzieb
Thank you Denise, my sister showed me a photo yesterday of a plant with 5 of these on it!!! It was in the book on butterflies and moths I bought her for her birthday from my granddaughters.
Aug 07 2008 16:10 GMT Poulet PRO
Great catch!
Beautiful bug. :))
Aug 07 2008 16:42 GMT lizzieb
Thank you so much Poulet :-))
Aug 08 2008 10:29 GMT linnywv PRO
Wonderful! WHAT stunning colors!!