Preening and Posing

DaGoddess @ 10:00

You can’t really tell from this photo, but he was cleaning himself. I’ve never seen a dragonfly preen before, and yet, he was! His one little leg would sweep over his head and left eye. It was adorable.

My Dragonfly Friend


  1. Oh, he’s gorgeous! What a great photo!!!! :yay:

    Comment by Pam — 2009/04/20 @ 10:49

  2. What a cool color. I had a deep red one and a blue one I tried to photograph. Little buggers wouldn’t stay still!

    Comment by vw bug — 2009/04/20 @ 11:14

  3. This guy sat with me for about a half hour. Wild, eh?

    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/04/20 @ 13:29

  4. Maybe he was sniffing his pits. Don’t tell me you’ve never seen a man do that. :wave:

    Comment by Cheri @ Blog This Mom! — 2009/04/20 @ 23:35

  5. lol!

    I never would have thought that, but you know what? My son has taken to doing exactly that lately. We won’t even discuss how many times I’ve had to remind him to shampoo his hair well and to use deodorant.



    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/04/20 @ 23:52

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