Cool facts about dragonflies:
they are some of the world’s fastest insects. Most dragonflies cruise at speeds of 22 to 34 mph.
- dragonflies eat mosquitoes, flies and wasps!
- female dragonflies lay their eggs in quiet ponds.
- nymphs (larval stage) are aquatic and eat frog tadpoles. As adults the tables get turned and adult frogs prey on adult dragonflies.
- the hot new hobby of dragonfly watchers is called “oding” from the dragonflies’ scientific order: Odonata