sphinx hummingbird moth.

earlier in the week i had some friends over and we noticed that there was this very large moth in the corner of my patio. my friend eileen had those macro lenses for her iphone and took a shot of the moths face.

later on after some inspection, Q and i realized it wasn't just any moth, but a "hummingbird moth", more specifically, a "sphinx". they often fly to nearby flowers and appear like floating hummingbirds. i was fascinated by this discover, but dismayed i couldn't find him anymore. they're excellent little creatures.

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