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These iridescent bugs are actually viewed as a key indicator of the health of marshes, swamps and rivers because of their key role in the food chain. They eat small bugs and larvae, including pests like mosquitoes. In turn, many birds and amphibians eat dragonflies. These insects have a particularly fascinating flying ability: they can hover in one place, fly extremely fast and even fly backwards!

Water Lilies

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