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- Dragonflies were the first of the winged insects that evolved over 300 million years ago.
- Dragonflies have two sets of wings.
- There are more than 5,000 known species of dragonflies.
- Dragonflies live in the water during their larva stage which lasts up to a year.
- Dragonflies can fly straight up and down or hover like a helicopter.
- Dragonflies heads are mostly eyes, which allows them to see in all directions except behind them.
- Dragonflies can eat hundreds of mosquitoes and gnats in a day.
- Some dragonfly species are known to migrate, in order to find resources they need during seasonal climate changes.
- Groups of dragonflies are called swarms.
- Adult male dragonflies fight for their territories through intricate aerial duels, displaying speed and size to one another.