Image of the Day: No Free Lunch

This hawk moth (Manduca sexta) expends plenty of energy hovering in front of a flower.

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MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, ALEXANDER HAVERKAMP(See A. Haverkamp et al., “Innate olfactory preferences for flowers matching proboscis length ensure optimal energy gain in a hawkmoth,” Nature Communications, 2016.)

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