What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Large Moth
Geographic location of the bug:  Central Texas
Date: 03/11/2018
Time: 04:36 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This mother got inside my house last night, and has been hanging around for a few days. Also is it poisonous to dogs? I’m worried my dog might try to eat it.
How you want your letter signed:  Tania Pinto

Male Polyphemus Moth

Dear Tania,
You can tell that this gorgeous Polyphemus Moth is a male by his extremely feathery antennae.  Polyphemus Moths are not poisonous and it poses no threat to your dog.  We hope you had an opportunity to view it with its wings opened, revealing the effective protective eyespots that will frighten off predators.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Texas

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