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Author Topic: I just heard that dragonflies can fly at up to 60 mph. Am I wrong to doubt it?  (Read 334 times)

Offline P-Kasso2

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As far as I know, I have never been overtaken on the M25 by a speeding dragonfly. Not once. Not ever.

But I have observed them many times cruising lazily at well below walking pace over our tranquil local Sussex ponds.

So my fellow IA-ers, answer me this if you will, ....

When a dragonfly suddenly decides to put one of its feet down hard on the gas pedal, can it really hit 60 mph? Or is this just a daffy rural myth?

Anyone got any clue?
« Last Edit: 17 February, 2020, 02:53:36 PM by P-Kasso2 »
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