Moth week is celebrated each year in the US at the end of July. In South Africa, we have some spectacular moths. Not only spectacular in size, but in a variety of colours as well.
Moths often don’t get the love they deserve, but they’re fascinating and important creatures. Not only do they serve as food for many animals, including bats and birds, but they also pollinate plants. Moths are incredibly diverse — some have striking colors, while others are more subdued.
We had a look at some of the beautiful moths you can encounter in South Africa.