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VRL Thonger

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One exception perhaps: larvae

live in fast-moving streams

adults fly weakly

their emergence from

underwater rocks

is most unusual, the pupa

comes to the surface and explodes

catapulting her into the air

 

the wings are pre-expanded

though finely folded – she simply

flies away – they never lose their creases

see the adults' long slender legs

dangling into the water

along stream borders.

Day 26 Few of them are likely to attract attention


Enviable insects.