A spring and summer phenomenon for the observant and curious among us - moth identification. Who among us hasn't wondered about some of the beautiful moths that we see during the day or flickering around our outdoor lights at night? The Luna Moth is just one of those beauties and one has graced The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm with its rare presence.
A bit of a nature lesson for you - Luna moths are so special because they are an endangered species in some areas - they have a wingspan of over 4 inches, have very long tails and eyespots on their wings to scare off predators. Look fast - they fly only at night in spring and early summer - live only one week - never eat - they don't even have a mouth!
As soon as the luna moth leaves the cocoon, it rests and dries its wings then flies off in search of a mate. Its sole purpose in life is to mate and with its very short life span it has to work fast :).
Join us in Sugar Hollow and you may have a chance to see one of these rare and beautiful moths.
Dick and Hayden Cabell Owners/Innkeepers
The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm (Near Charlottesville, VA)
6051 Sugar Hollow Road Crozet, VA 22932
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