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Go Mothing!

Moths come in an incredible diversity of colors, patterns and shapes! While butterflies might receive a bit more love and attention, moths are actually much more diverse and evolved long before butterflies! North America has over 11,000 species of moths! Most moths are nocturnal. These insects are ecologically important pollinators for plants and flowers during the night. Learn how to attract moths using a white sheet so you can observe these night-time critters up close.

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