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My 15 year old son saw this incredible insect one day and was able to run into the house, grab the camera, come back out and capture it while it drank nectar from the flowers on our front porch. I had

My 15 year old son saw this incredible insect one day and was able to run into the house, grab the camera, come back out and capture it while it drank nectar from the flowers on our front porch. I had never seen a hummingbird moth prior to this.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2011
Date Uploaded: 08.2011
Photo Location: Leesburg, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS
Copyright: © Casey Palme