Here are some interesting facts about these usually dull pests. 1: There are over 10,000 species of moths worldwide. 2: Moths have evolved to look like other animals like wasps to avoid being eaten. 3: Months are very important because some moths are great pollinators which pollinate a great number of plants. 4: When some moths are adults they don't eat they only suck nectar but these moths don't normally have a long lifespan. 5: A male moth can smell a female over seven miles away even though they lack noses they uses there antennae to sense odour molecules.