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10 Unique and Remarkable Dragonflies

Dragonflies are flying insects that don’t look like dragons at all. Although they don’t resemble dragons, these flying critters are among the most amazing fliers in the world- they can fly forward, backward and sideward. Aren’t they amazing? Dragonflies are very helpful to humans because they feed on mosquitoes. And yes, like Damselflies, some dragonfly […]

Europe’s 10 Most Swift and Vibrant Dragonflies

Some common dragonfly species of the Northern Hemisphere. A dragonfly falls under the order Odonata. This insect can easily be distinguished by its large, complex eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings and a drawn out body. Dragonflies main habitat are lakes, ponds, streams and other wetlands. They usually feed on small insects such as: […]