At the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge in Texas, moth enthusiasts hoped to catch a glance at a variety of moth species during the Third Annual Moth Night Out. Lights that attract insects were hung in order to attract the moths, however it was beetles that showed up in large numbers. Some moths appeared along with the thousands of beetles but when the moth watchers got close, the beetles got in their hair and shirt collars. Despite the beetles’ attempt to ruin the moth watching event, several moth species did show up, including a luna moth.




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Moth Night Out turns beetlemania

His third annual Moth Night Out at the headquarters of the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge (TRNWR) went off on schedule and the weather, while hot and humid, was fine for the event, but the party was crashed by a nightmarishly large number of …and more »


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