The Dragonfly



1. Dragonflies have large compound eyes with about 30,000 lenses to to see in all directions.
2. They have transparent wings with a network of veins for strength and flexibility.
3. These flies don’t carry diseases or germs.
4. Their four wings operate independently to each other.
5. They can hover in mid-air like a helicopter.
6. They can fly forwards, backwards, and sideways.
7. People in Indonesia like to eat dragon flies for a snack.
8. In a single day, a dragonfly can eat hundreds of mosquitoes.
9. A dragon fly flight is so inspiring for engineers who dream about making robots that mimics their flight.
10. They live throughout the world.

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