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Giant Atlas Moth.......Attacus atlas......S.E.Asia
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Giant Atlas Moth.......Attacus atlas......S.E.Asia

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The butterfly House in Anglesea

It is named because its wing patterns resemble maps. The Atlas Moth's wings have triangular transparent "windows" . The wing tips are hooked and some say resemble a snake's head complete with eye, to scare off it's predators.


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