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why do moths burn themselves on lights?

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Tortington Mon 27-Jun-05 20:31:11

and do they fly towards the sun on a hot day?

and are they only nocturnal? if so...thats a bit antwacky isn't it? nocturnal animal that loves light?

WigWamBam Mon 27-Jun-05 20:34:27

Here you go

ks Mon 27-Jun-05 20:34:52

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coppertop Mon 27-Jun-05 20:37:09

The simple answer according to ds1's book is that they are nocturnal and use the stars and moon to find their way. Bright artificial lights confuse them.

TinyGang Mon 27-Jun-05 20:38:24

'Orrible flappy dusty things that terrorise me in the bathroom!

Tortington Tue 28-Jun-05 12:39:54

why thank you very very much xxxxxxx

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