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The Wild Life - The Wild Life EPISODE 86, 14th May 2021
Dragonflies and Damselflies with Dr Jessica L Ware

Dragonflies and Damselflies with Dr Jessica L Ware

Dragonflies and Damselflies have been on our planet for millions of years. They're embedded in our art, culture, stories, and even our skin as a popular tattoo subject.

They also live amazing lives.

Join us for a deep dive on dragonfly lives with Dr Jessica L Ware

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Dr Ware's Must-Read Book Picks:

Chasing Dragonflies

Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East

Utterly Bugged

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