Nov 29, 2021
The African Death's-Head Hawkmoth (Acherontia atropos) is a big, striking moth loaded with grim symbolism and superstition. But we're mostly interested in its very unusual vocal abilities, its very unusual diet, and its surprising connection to ... potatoes.
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Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from audionautix.com. CC BY 3.0.
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Slide Rule by Gurdonark, CC BY 3.0
Recording of Acherontia styx, Natural History Museum Sound Archive via wikimedia/bio.acousti.ca, CC BY 3.0