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What Is This? An Extra from Yellow Submarine?

The "devil's darning needle" hunts by sight.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008
What is shown in the picture below?
dragonfly
dragonfly
Image courtesy of Martin Amm

It's a dragonfly, specifically a red-veined darter. Justbefore sunrise on a summer morning, German photographer Martin Amm snapped thisshot of the groggy insect covered in glistening droplets of dew.

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