Polyphemus Moth

One night Jeff and I were harvesting stuff from our garden when we saw this HUGE moth!   He was on our banana peppers, just sitting there.  I went to get my camera and he was still in the exact same spot!  After about 50 pictures, I picked it up, and all he did was flutter a bit he didn’t seem very shy at all! Then he flew away looking like a little bird!  I looked him up on the web and found out he is a Polyphemus moth.  If you are wondering why I keep calling him a he it’s because he has feathered antenna and that means he is a male. Here are the pictures.


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