Yesterday I watched as a small moth rested on the outside of our kitchen window. She was there for more than a day, unmoved. It gave me an ample opportunity to study her and to take a couple of pictures. Up close, what I marveled at most was her dual antenna, feather-like and full.
Nature recycles her best ideas, time and again. These intricate antennae are certainly modeled after feathers. A closer view might show fractal branching, ad infinitum. The moth senses with these structures; a bird flies with something similar.
The moth, I believe, is an