What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Anax junius (?) and some bug art
Location: Niagara
April 27, 2014 6:36 pm
Hello,
Enjoying your site as always. I rescued this dragonfly from the roadway when I was out for a run today– surprisingly, he was alive and in good shape! He rode along on my finger for a while until I found a nice sunny–and safe– fence post for him to rest on. I suspect he was trying to soak up some heat from the asphalt. I think he’s a green darner (ajax junius), although I’m not sure he perfectly matches the pictures on your site. I didn’t think to measure him before I left him, but hopefully my hand gives enough sense of scale. He’s my first dragonfly of the season, so I’m very excited that he let me give him a lift!
I’ve also attached a dragonfly doodle I recently finished–thought you might enjoy.
Thanks!
Signature: Alison

Green Darner

Green Darner

Dear Alison,
Your Green Darner image is beautiful, but we really love your Dragonfly doodle, which would make gorgeous fabric print.

Update:  April 28, 2014
Oops.  We forgot to post the image of your art.

Dragonfly Doodle

Dragonfly Doodle

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Niagara

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