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University of Washington

Jeffrey Riffell, University of Washington

Caption: University of Washington's Jeffrey Riffell makes use of food-storage bags to collect the scent from flowers of an agave, a plant not preferred by moths but one they can learn to visit because of its abundant nectar.

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