Each month you will find a new mystery
wildlife picture on this page.
To see if your guess is right, come back next month for the answer!
July 2009. Mystery Picture - the eye and
thorax region of a female Southern hawker dragonfly Aeshna cyanea
Dragonflies are insects which date back to before the
days of the dinosaurs. Over 300 million years ago dragonflies with wing spans of three
quarters of a metre flew in the sky above rivers and wetland. Today dragonflies and their
smaller relatives damselfies, can be found around many unpolluted aquatic fresh water
habitats. In Britain there are about 44 species. Most of these are resident although there
are some migratory species. They usually colonise slightly different niches or
emerge at different times of the year.
information on dragonflies
no one correctly identified the July Mystery Picture! Many thanks go to everyone
who took the time to have a guess!
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