Damsels & Dragons (Odonata)

When in Madagascar we saw many cool insects but some of the most colourful were the dragon and damselflies (order Odonata). The easiest way to tell between dragon and damselflies is through the difference in their wings when they land. When landed damselflies shut their wings whilst dragonflies leave them open. Damselflies, sub-order Zygoptera, have … Continue reading Damsels & Dragons (Odonata)

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Chameleons

We were lucky enough to see 2 different species of chameleon whilst in Madagascar, which we considered a great honor as of the 202 species of chameleon on the IUCN Red List 37% are threatened! The chameleons we saw we were able to identify thanks to the amazing people in the Chameleon Specialist Group.   … Continue reading Chameleons