Some people view moths as boring or plain. If you have ever seen a beautiful and colorful moth, you might be able to appreciate your life more.
Today is Moth-er Day. This day is dedicated to the fascinating and scientific discovery of moths around the world. Let’s have a look at the fascinating world of moths today.
Moth-er Day can be mistakenly confused with Mother’s Day. It is more about moths than mothers. Interestingly, moths are among the most successful and diverse organisms. There are approximately 150,000 to over 500,000 species of moths on Earth.
The camouflage of the moth is so intricate that scientists have been able to define camouflage in the animal kingdom. They can be both night- and day-dependent, depending on the variety of moths they have.
If you love moths it is easy to spot them by turning on a light at night. Some moths migrate, others feed on flowers, and some are as small as a pencil.
Moth-er Day celebrates moths’ unique characteristics and their existence around the globe. You can also learn about the different types of moths that live in your own backyard.
If you love the insect world, it is possible to discover the various moth species and provide data to scientists so that they can continue studying them and educate the public about their world.
Scientists publish their findings on moths throughout the day. People all over the world go to their backyards to see which moths are living in that area.
Moth-er Day is a day to get outside and explore the natural world. Learn about the different types of moths that are found in your area and take pictures. Keep a journal of moths, draw pictures and keep track.
If you are a parent, take your children outside to see all the different moth species. You can submit your findings to science organizations if you discover something new about moths. Find your favorite moth by researching the various moths available.
Use the hashtag #motherday to share this holiday with your friends and family.