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  1. From today's post on Facebook:

    What's more important? Speed? Opportunity? Stamina? Ritual? Attraction? Offering a gift? Stealth? Pheromones? Deceit? Love? The natural world is full of weird, fascinating, endearing, and even alarming mating rituals. The specifics vary between species, and can include the male giving gifts, performing a dance, or simply dominating the female. However they do "it", the goal is always the same: reproduction. One thing is for sure though, mating in nature really is wild. In honor of Valentine's Day, we hope you enjoy this video of creatures in nature who are clearly, "in love"! #JungleDragon
    Posted one year ago
  2. Most beautiful post*
    Most grateful to have a photograph that is the illustration of this text, celebrating it. Excellent work. My best, cheerfully!
    Posted one year ago

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The dainty damselfly is a blue damselfly of the family Coenagrionidae.

Similar species: Dragonflies And Damselflies
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded Jun 5, 2016. Captured Jun 5, 2016 11:17.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/1.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO160