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To get cats moving, look for toys that encourage them to behave as if an insect or moth has just gotten into the house.
All the while, Petty, wearing a jean jacket and his usual thousand-yard look, just strums his guitar amid the women with moths for mouths, fake monarchs, tribal musicians, Elvis impersonators and goth girls in lingerie.
This was the curious case of the Joshua tree and the yucca moth.
About 15,050 guest arrived in the city during that three-moth span.
When a Madagascan orchid was found to have a nectar-secreting organ almost 12 inches long, Darwin predicted the existence of a moth with a proboscis long enough to reach the nectary’s depths.
When moths are attracted to the light, their predators are, too.
Nearer the pavement, Pentas lanceolata (a coffee relative) makes a pretty border that’s good for moths, butterflies and skippers.
This disrupts some of the fun of PUBG, which uses vehicles as both a getaway device and an organic moth-to-flame system for getting combatants to find each other.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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