By Pieter van Dokkum
The ebook starts on a moonlit summer season evening, while an alien-looking larva crawls out of the water and transforms right into a totally shaped dragonfly. within the following chapters we witness dew-covered dragonflies gleaming within the morning sunlight, then a couple of mating dragonflies relocating throughout the air in a twelve-legged, eight-winged dance. within the ultimate bankruptcy, one iteration dies because the subsequent prepares to go away the water and start its personal winged trip. every one level is documented via van Dokkum’s inquisitive lens and followed via details on a number of species of dragonflies and damselflies, their metamorphosis, and their ecological significance as insect predators.