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Chlorophyll to the brim

Almost up to his oversized eyeballs in a soupy mix of Common duckweed (Lemna minor) and algae, this frog looked quite comfortable and right at home. (Earlier post about a similar frog.)

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Crispy caramel wafer wings

The coloring of this male Eastern amberwing dragonfly (Perithemis tenera) really does resemble primeval pine resin spread paper-thin. Late morning sunlight made a quick copy of his glassine span, printing part of it the on the dull wood under his … Continue reading

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