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STEVE RINGMAN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Dragonflies: summer on the wing

A cardinal meadowhawk dragonfly lands on a perch near a pond at Magnuson Park, where at least 19 species of the insect live. A dragonfly's buggy, helmetlike eyes — each composed of thousands of individual eyes — give it the finest vision of any insect.