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02JUL 2013

Nature's 3D Printer: The Incredible Urodid Moth Cocoon / Smarter Every Day 94

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While Destin from Smarter Every Day was visiting us here in Tambopata, we came across one of the most incredible examples of art in nature we've ever seen.

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This 'open network' cocoon structure is quite different from other moth cocoons in that it only partially encloses the pupa.

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This allows for more airflow over the pupa, possibly helping prevent fungus and mold from being able to grow on it.

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