13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dragonflies Under Lights

The modern day dragonfly dates back 325 million years ago. There are 3,000 species of dragonflies. The loss of global wetlands proposes a threat to their population. In Japan the dragonfly is a symbol of courage and happiness.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2015
Photo Location: Oakley, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © William Zawadski