8: Mā wai kā pepe a kai? - Who eats the moth?

who eats mothsOne of the most important roles moths play in the ecosystem is to be food for other animals. Many native birds, reptiles, other insects and spiders all rely on an abundance of moths in all their forms for food. It's the circle of life. Unfortunately they are also an important food source for introduced pests like mice, rats and hedgehogs. Ahi Pepe MothNet uses tracking tunnels to see how many of these are around our moth traps.