All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

Dragonfly eyes FL3 copy
Dragonfly eyes FL3 copy
Like all insects, dragonflies have compound eyes --- about 50,000 of them! Their vision of movement is incredible. They can see and catch a mosquito while flying at 35 miles per hour! The spiky front 2 pairs of legs are perfectly adapted for capturing and holding small flying insects.

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