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A Slaty Skimmer dragonfly spotted during a Fairfax County Parktakes class on the dragonflies of Huntley Meadows Park. The male dragonfly shown in this photo is held by Mr. P.J. Dunn, class instructor and a professional naturalist with the Resource Management Division, Fairfax County Park Authority. Editor's Note: No dragonflies were injured or killed in the making of this photo. Please don't try this yourself -- collecting specimens for observation is not allowed at Huntley Meadows Park.
Huntley Meadows Park, a 1,425 acre wetland area in Fairfax County, Virginia USA. Related Resource: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/huntl...
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Spotted on Jun 26, 2011
Submitted on Dec 12, 2011