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A healthy Great Blue Skimmer that appeared while we were washing our car. They are one of the largest skimmers and are common in the eastern US. It may be a southern quirk, but we call them (and other dragonflies) Snake Doctors.
Near any still source of water throughout the warm season, even standing water in ditches. They are carnivorous and love to eat mosquitoes and their larvae.
Spotted on Aug 19, 2019
Submitted on Oct 1, 2019