Zebra or a tiger?

George spotted this moth in Exeter when he was practicing parkour in the Cathedral and Quay car park. He snapped it on his phone. We weren’t going to bother looking it up, convinced it was bound to be called a zebra moth. But hey – a quick look in the book showed we were wrong.

It’s a Jersey Tiger (how does that look more like a tiger than a zebra??) and is nationally scarce. It’s relatively common around Exeter though. So even car parks have their interesting wildlife!