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    Video of 'Alien' Insect Will Leave You Sleepless for Days

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    Imagine coming home one night and seeing a large alien-like insect crawling on your floor. What would you do?

    A video has been posted online showing an insect with large hairy tentacles growing from its belly. Within just a few days, the video has gained almost 40 million views.

    “Well, time to nuke the house" one commentator on YouTube, "Face of mercy" wrote. 

    "This is a harmless moth, first of all it's a whole alien" another commentator "auxcord" said.

    According to the naturalists the “alien” in the video is actually a Creatonotos Gangis moth. The males have special tubes, which they use during mating season to attract females.


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