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riemannman  ·  4295 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dragonfly - life in the undergrowth
Humans take 1 year to learn how to walk.

But let the dragonfly flex its muscles just for a few seconds, and it's ready to soar.

thenewgreen  ·  4295 days ago  ·  link  ·  
Pretty amazing, isn't it! I didn't realize that they lived such active aquatic lives prior to their metamorphosis. It sounds as if they are hunting in the water for food.