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The two are easily distinguishable in the field, since the ones that are drought-tolerant happen to be moth-susceptible.
In wildlife, an example of light pollution in action happens when moths fly toward porch lights, says Cheryl Ann Bishop, communications director of the International Dark-Sky Association.
Canadian biologist and researcher Vazrick Nazari just named a moth after Donald Trump, the first of God's creatures to bear the president-elect's name.
The moth especially likes to munch on Brassica plants, which include cabbages, cauliflower, and broccoli.
Fruit flies are brown with red eyes, drain flies have fuzzy, moth-like wings and fungus gnats are black with long legs, says Mike Goldstein, a Certified Pesticide Applicator for Woodstream.
The final moth of the regular season brings high drama as teams are fighting for position in the College Football Playoff rankings and conference championships.
There had been moths all weekend, attracted by the VIP area lights, and Orkoulas' hand went to swat one away.
Like moths to the flame, humans have a tendency to seek out (and sometimes obsess over) low-frequency, survival-jeopardizing events.
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