Blood eating moth

This moth will drink human blood. Image by Sharon Hill.

This moth drinks blood in a similar way to mosquitoes. That’s all we need right?  The science indicates a fruit eating ancestor for this moth and scientists hypothesize that there was a moth that had eaten from open wounds in between the fruit eating moth and the blood drinking one. Plant eating spiders and blood drinking moths. Nature is full of exceptions. Read more from Nat Geo.