…….This wasn’t my own writing, but, I wanted to share it with you, because I have always been interested on why moths go towards the light…..
Love, Laura xxxx
December 28, 2011.
Some types of moths are known to migrate, and it’s possible that the night sky gives them navigational clues. A moth’s up-down orientation might depend in part on the brightness of the sky relative to the ground. Some lepidopterists (moth and butterfly scientists) suggest that moths use the moon as a primary reference point and have the ability to calibrate their flight paths as the Earth’s rotation causes the moon to move across the sky. (There is even evidence to support the theory that migrating moths have an internal geomagnetic compass system to guide them in t…