Monday, 29 August 2016

7 Things You Never Knew About Dragonflies

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They're beautiful and intriguing, but these ferocious predators have sharp mandibles, near-360-degree vision and can fly backward. Arriving on the scene around 300 million years ago, dragonflies are one of the first insects to inhabit this planet.

Dragonflies have had a long time to perfect the art of flying, hunting and just being amazing. Here are seven facts that will change the way you look at these unique, ancient and incredibly varied insects.

1 comment(s):

raymond said...

The image chosen for this story is a Damselfly...not a Dragonfly.