Hawk Moths and the Art of Staying Stable

Hawk moths are large insects who resemble tiny birds. Their ability to hover in midair is breathtaking. Add to that that they can also fly backward and return to balance when they are knocked off or jostled, and they become even more interesting.

Scientist Tyson Hedrick explains in this video how they are able to stay stable at all times. Definitely worth watching if you want to learn more about the creatures on our planet!