Category: Dragonfly Questions and Answers
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8 Responses to “How do dragonflies protect themselves?”
By breathing fire.
Shotguns and rubber mallots
Dragonflies have very good eyesight due to their unique eye structure. Dragonflies have up to 30,000 facets to their compound eyes; each one is a separate light-sensing organ or ommatidium, arranged to give nearly a 360° field of vision.
It was recently discovered that dragonflies employ a particular optical illusion, termed motion camouflage, to stalk other insects that invade their territory. A dragonfly can move in such a way as to project itself as a stationary object while speedily attacking its victims, new research suggests. These findings illustrate for the first time how dragonflies use complex camouflaging techniques during aerial combat.
they just fly away from harm!
With a 44 magnum.:)
i dont know,but i do want to congradulate you on the most enteresting question i have seen in here so far….ill be checking back time and time again to see the answer.
Firstly, they use their speed to protect themselves. They can fly very fast. The larvae can swim very fast & can camouflage well. This feature of camouflaging can stay even in some adults.
They have Gerry Spence on Retainer
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