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Tag Archives: Dragonfly

U is for Uhler’s Sundragon

Photo by Matt Tillett on Flikr. . Uhler’s sundragon is a rare dragonfly that lives in the eastern U.S and Canada. Not much is known about its lifecycle, but it is seen most often flying very quickly along the banks of fast-moving streams. Dragonflies have incredible abilities to fly up, down, backwards and forwards and …

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I is for Insect

There are a LOT of insects in the world. Some estimates put the number of living species as 30 million, only 900,000 of which have been described.  They are incredibly important to us – pollinating our crops, feeding us and other creatures, eating up poo- without insects we’d be neck deep in the stuff, breaking …

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