Pygmy emperor moth

The pygmy emperor moth is one of the beautiful moths of southern Africa. Its larvae feed on the wild syringa or Burkea Africana, which grows next to our veranda. Probably the reason why we keep finding them around our house!

Author: johannekekroesbergen

I am an anthropologist of religion and photographer, currently living in Pretoria, South Africa. I wrote my PhD-thesis on narratives about Satanism in Zambia. Currently I am preparing a new research project that uses photography as an ethnographic method. In my free time, I love hiking, safaris and enjoying nature through photography.

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