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It was heavily raining in my native village. After waiting for so much time, there were no signs of reduction in rain. I decided to go out with umbrella. As camera was getting wet, i had toughest time to photograph.. Saw this beautiful small fellow. He kept hiding and i followed. Finally i got two pictures before he got invisible to me. But only one shot came clear :)

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46 Comments (1–25)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Thank you for such sweet words Gilma..She deserves it...
Thank you Staccyh :)

Fantastic, Adarsha, and belated congratulations on the " National geographic great mission cover", well deserved, it is very beautiful.

staccyh 9 years ago

Well done for persevering! Lovely find :)

WOW!! Adarsha how did I missed that beauty, I find them so beautiful, hope you get an ID someday.... : )

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Thank you Sukanya! You are right indeed :)

SukanyaDatta 9 years ago

Fabulous...what a colour and it really looks like a squashed grape!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Yes Sintija :) I too felt amazed to catch it and journey also was amazing...

Sintija Valucka
Sintija Valucka 10 years ago

Such a weird shape!!!
Amazing!! ;)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Thank you Rajestmohit12 :)

rajestmohit12 10 years ago

Never seen a moth of this shape.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Thank you Vasudha :)

vasudha548 10 years ago

Never seen one Adarsha!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

I too felt surprised to it in National geographic great mission cover Agnes! This moth is so trendy! am happy to heaven! Thank you so much friend :)
Thank you Mona for appreciation :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

Stunning, moth !!

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Adi, I just noticed that this is now the profile pic of the National Geographic's Great Nature Project. Way to go, Rumpled Moth!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Thank you Noel! Never expected he s gonna be special!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 10 years ago

Very nice spot!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

I could try to paint from now onwards i guess :)

Sckel 10 years ago

I think you painted this moth with a tad paint. :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago

Thank you so much Dotun. Luis, Lauren,Reike, Kranti, Rick and amazon workshops..Thank you for the wonderful compliments!

dotun55 10 years ago

A crazy one. Worth the chase :)

LuisStevens 10 years ago

Amazing spotting Adarsha!

RiekoS 10 years ago

Wow, nice.

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 10 years ago

Oh awesome !! Seen first time very unique ! Superb

LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Neat one! Just be rearranging his wing positions, he looks like anything but a moth!

Adarsha B S
Spotted by
Adarsha B S

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Jul 23, 2013

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