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Dragonflies were some of the first winged insects to evolve, some 300 million years ago. Modern dragonflies have wingspans of only two to five inches, but fossil dragonflies have been found with wingspans of up to two feet.

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La beauté est dans la nature...

Nature Closeups - Dewdrop Macro Photography (GALLERY) Love dragon flies of all sizes colors and shapes, this one is carrying food.

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First they swim, then they fly. Dragonflies start out as nymphs, swimming in the water, then as time elapses, it will climb out of the water and grow wings.

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elliemaekey:  #68I Can’t Believe It’s Actually A Real Dragonfly.6/6/2012 - 5:07 PM

I knew there was a reason the dragonfly is my favorite "bug": In Sweden, folklore suggests that dragonflies come around to check for bad souls - to weigh souls to be more ‘accurate.