17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
White-Lined Sphinx Moth at Thistle

A white-lined sphinx moth extends its proboscis into a thistle flower to collect some nectar.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Estes Park, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Loren Merrill
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