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Moths cling to a porch light in Fargo. Forum Communications Co. file photo

Moths among us

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They eat crops, can destroy trees, and turn bed sheets into perfect renditions of the Charlie Brown ghost costume.

And if you live in the Midwest, chances are you're seeing a lot more of them this year than in the past.


Moths - butterflies' ugly, and maybe misunderstood, stepsiblings - are out in abundance lately, and they have the relatively mild winter and warm months that followed to thank for it.

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