Elephant Hawk-moth


1 October 2020, United Kingdom
Brilliant Bugs / Elephant Hawk-moth
design: Royal Mail Group / illustration: Richard Lewington
print process: Lithography

Because they are active during the night, we don’t really know that moths are important pollinators. This elegant pink guy has its name from the appearance of it’s caterpillar stage. I want to see that caterpillar in real!


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