A fat, furry, wormy thing with tiny wings was crawling its way toward the driveway when my husband saw it. “Rish! Get your camera!”
I ran outside with my phone and chased Fuzzy around for a while; he was surprisingly fast.
He made his way to the car tire and stayed there for hours, camped out as his wings expanded and dried. I believe he’s some kind of sphinx moth, possibly a waved sphinx, maybe a Carolina sphinx. If you know or have a guess, let us know.
Moth diversity is amazing. What a cool bug!