The Quiz: Although this elephant hawk-moth is named for a bird of prey, which bird does it copy when it feeds?
The elephant hawk-moth burns thousands of calories flapping its wings and hovering to suck nectar from tasty flowers. Just like a hummingbird.
(Curious about the ‘elephant’ part of its name? Well, the moth starts as a caterpillar that’s thought to resemble an elephant’s trunk.)
The correct answer to this quiz is Hummingbird.