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tags: biology, zoology, insects, Dragonfly, Wandering Glider, Globe Skimmer, Pantala flavescens, migration, Maldives, India, TEDTalks, TED Talks, Charles Anderson, streaming video While living and working as a marine biologist in Maldives, Charles Anderson noticed sudden explosions of dragonflies at certain times of year. He explains how he carefully tracked the path of a plain, little…

tags: dragonfly vision, facets, opsin, compound eyes, insects, dragonflies, Dennis Paulson, David O’Carroll, Robert Olberg Male Megaloprepus caerulatus, PANAMA, Rio Chico Masambi, near Gamboa, 11 August 2005; photo by Julie Craves, a Natural Science Research Associate at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Color vision in humans depends upon three light-sensitive proteins, called opsins, that are present…

AMNH Subway Art #83

tags: Odonata, photography, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife A dragonfly species (but which one?) as portrayed in tiles on the walls of the West 77th street entrance to the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008. [wallpaper size].

AMNH Subway Art #51

tags: damselfly, odonota, subway art, AMNH, NYC, NYCLife I think this is a Damselfly (but which species?) as portrayed in tiles on the stairway up to the ground level of the NYC subway stop (A-B-C) at 81st and Central Park West. (ISO, no zoom, no flash). Image: GrrlScientist 2008.. [wallpaper size].

Wandering Glider

tags: odonata, dragonflies, wandering glider, Pantala flavescens, Image of the Day Wandering glider, Pantala flavescens. Houston, Texas. Image: Biosparite [wallpaper size].