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Friday, July 27, 2012

Wild Shots

Photo by Jack Beedle
A four-spotted skimmer dragonfly rests on the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge in July. According to "Dragonflies of Alaska" (Hudson, Armstrong), this type of dragonfly is the most recognizable and the common name refers to four spots on the leading edge of each wing.

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