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Moth (Gamelia sp.) flashing its eyespots as a defensive measure. The forewings of this moth resemble a dead leaf, and provide effective camouflage. The underwings have prominent eyespots, which startle and deter predators when flashed like this. Filmed in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest.
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