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Some of the tadpoles are gobbled up by aquatic insects and dragonfly nymphs.
Over the course of the summer, the interns performed dragonfly and snake surveys, monitored water quality, removed invasive plants and built trails.
Hubick also noted the photo contributions of Bonnie Ott, an Ellicott City resident, and Richard Orr, an expert on dragonflies and damselflies who lives in Columbia.
Apopka and two other kites released soared to the nearby smorgasbord of dragonflies, frogs and other foraging delights at Lake Apopka before their big trip.
The red ants open the show with a precise, jaw-dropping, foot-juggling act; then a dragonfly performs an amazing hand-balancing act that had my kids both oooh-ing and ew-ing at his strength and flexibility.
Near a window overlooking the grounds outside the arboretum's Thornhill Education Center was his favorite piece: a relief of hummingbirds and dragonflies among a bed of flowers.
A dragonfly belt clasp gave a silk bustier dress in ochre a magical quality.
Metallic-blue dragonflies cavorted above the pondweed at lake’s edge, zooming in and out of sight like glimpses of neon seen from a speeding car.
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