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P1450751 The Horn Moth Ceratophaga vastella, one of the few creatures capable of digesting keratin. The protuberances on the horns are the cemented faecal pellets of the larvae. They built their protective cases, in other words, from their own faeces. | by Joanna P Dale
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P1450751 The Horn Moth Ceratophaga vastella, one of the few creatures capable of digesting keratin. The protuberances on the horns are the cemented faecal pellets of the larvae. They built their protective cases, in other words, from their own faeces.

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Taken on October 14, 2010