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Malaysia invaded by giant 6-inch moths

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Malaysia invaded by giant 6-inch moths

Swarms of the flying insects have been descending on towns across the country in their thousands. Like a scene from a horror movie, walls and surfaces across Malaysia have been crawling with huge numbers of furry winged insects in recent weeks. Despite measuring up to 16cm in length however the moths are considered harmless and officials have emphasized that there is no need for alarm. "The moths are actually present during other times of the year but in very small numbers, so they are usually not noticed by people," said biology lecturer N Sivasothi. It isn't clear why there are...

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