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Butterflies are unique. They are so beautiful with their big colorful wings! Their size compared to the weight of a body - less than one gram - allows them to take casual attitudes in flight. Thus, some flapping wings are enough for them to fly from one flower to another ...
ON THE WING
Dragonflies have survived from old ages without great morphological changes compared to their Cretaceous ancestors, 360 million years ago. Since the laws of evolution are implacable, there is only one possible explanation for this exceptional longevity: dragonflies are very well adapted to their environment, both in terms of their reproduction method and their feeding method.
The observation of the world of insects can be compared to the discovery of a universe in which the laws of physics do not have the same effects. The insects seem to come from the unbridled imagination of an author of science fiction novels. They even give trouble to entomologists who like to be able to classify each species in an order, a family, a genus.