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Blue Skimmer Dragonfly

Orthetrum caledonicum


This dusty blue dragonfly was remarkably still as I approached with my lens. It was caught in a web, although they can usually break free. You can see a long-jawed spider closing in for the kill.

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Dec 3, 2013

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