• A Great White Shark and a Dragonfly

    A Great White Shark and a Dragonfly0

    National Geographic recently closed off their 2011 photo contest, and there were no shortage of incredible entries. The image below caught our eye for a number of reasons. First, the size of the Great White shark is easily put into perspective when next to a group of four cage divers. One can only imagine their

  • Dragonfly nymph exoskeleton

    Dragonfly nymph exoskeleton0

    I thought I’d share a picture I took of a dragonfly nymph’s exoskeleton. The picture was taken on the shore of Lake Penage, in Ontario. The larval stage of large dragonflies may last as long as five years. In smaller species, this stage may last between two months and three years. When the larva is