Learning Link:

Dragonflies

Guardians of the Watershed

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Wandering glider
Scarlet Basker
Pied Parasol
Elusive Adjutant
Dancing Dropwing
Oriental Scarlet
Yellow Waxtail
Variegated flutterer
Blue Percher

Did you know a dragonfly is the fastest flying insect  in the world?

QUESTIONS

  • Eight of the photos show dragonflies; One is a damselfly. Scroll through the pictures above and compare them. Which one is the damselfly and how is it different from the rest?

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  • Is a dragonfly a type of fly?

  • Why are dragonflies important to us?

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