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Day: October 2, 2015

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October 2, 2015

Thanks to Margaret Metcalf, HMU Tutor, who wrote today’s blog about her recent visit to The Ridges Sanctuary in Wisconsin.

It is dramatic to see the Hine’s Dragonfly stalk its prey with those large emerald-green eyes with almost 360 degree vision (with the exception of directly behind them). Their magnificent pair of metallic green wings spans over three inches and some say it is like watching a ballerina perform in the sky as they make loops and fly backwards.

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