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This rather pretty insect perched on my mint is a Brimstone moth, one of the Geometridae, so-called because their caterpillars are inchworms that progress by 'looping'. The animal anchors its rear legs, stretches the front part of its body forward, obtains a grip with its front legs and pulls the back of its body up behind it.


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