Damselfly or Dragonfly

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It’s either one or the other but this wonderful creature was taking a rest in one of my hanging baskets. It’s normally a bee or two or  hover flies I find hiding out amongst the flowers. The daily ritual of dead heading that will make sure that the plants do not waste energy making seed reveals many different surprise insects. Expert say that dragonflies rest with their wings like this while Damselflies rest with them along side there long bodies.

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