tiger moth


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tiger moth

any of a group of arctiid moths, mostly boldly marked, often in black, orange, and yellow, of the genera Arctia, Parasemia, Euplagia, etc., producing woolly bear larvae and typified by the garden tiger (Arctia caja)
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Leaving the Tiger Moth in Beirut would also deprive Harrison of the ability to pilot pleasure flights in the United Kingdom - one of her main sources of income.
The Tiger Moth software release supports Nokia's end-to-end Future X vision for 5G and the silicon advances made with its recently announced ReefShark chipset family.
In the aftermath of the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, almost any defence to stave off invasion was considered and three extraordinary Tiger Moth conversions were proposed.
In the aftermath of the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, almost any anti-invasion idea was considered and three extraordinary Tiger Moth conversions were put forward.
The Tiger Moth, which was operated by the Royal Air Force as a training aircraft, was "wonderful" to fly, he recalled.
Cliff Crozier, 100, with the Tiger Moth Pictures: ROD KIRKPATRICK/ F STOP PRESS
Tiger Moth, however, will be missing from this year's air force day celebration as the aircraft is down with technical trouble which is being addressed with the help of its restorers.
The garden tiger moth, known for its "woolly bear" caterpillar, used to be widely found in UK gardens but has seen its population crash by 92% in the last 40 years.
Tiger Moth Tigers have experienced vastly differing fortunes in recent years as climate change has started to take its toll.
The book introduces a wealth of rarely featured bugs from tree crickets that "ring like a telephone," to the squeaking tiger moth, to the tick-tick-tick-ing, zee zee zee-ing bush katydid.
A fly-past by vintage Tiger Moth aircraft was the attraction at the Air Force Day parade today in absence of aerobatic display by the grounded Suryakiran planes and Sarang helicopter squad.