tear stealer

by theuglyearring

A species of moth drinks tears from the eyes of sleeping birds using a fearsome proboscis shaped like a harpoon, scientists have revealed.

The new discovery – spied in Madagascar – is the first time moths have been seen feeding on the tears of birds.

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(Illustrations by Aazarnoush Ebraahemiroushan
The Star of Manners and Letters (Iran, 1986).
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