Libellula lydia

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Photograph by Kurt Andreas.

Photography contest, Honorable Mention.

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Libellula lydia – common whitetail dragonfly, New Paltz, New York, spring, 2009.

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Ant lions look an awful lot like dragonflys.

Somehow in all the books and TV shows about these things, I’d always missed hearing how and what they eat. Then one day I was looking at a speck of a bug floating 30 feet in the air when a dragonfly made it disappear without slowing for even a beat.

They’re really dragons.

That is an absolutely stunning photo of a beautiful creature - I love dragonflies!

From one odeshooter to another: this is terrific, Kurt!

CS Shelton said:

Somehow in all the books and TV shows about these things, I’d always missed hearing how and what they eat. Then one day I was looking at a speck of a bug floating 30 feet in the air when a dragonfly made it disappear without slowing for even a beat.

They’re really dragons.

That’s how they mate, too.

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