14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Green Marsh Hawk (Orthetrum sabina) emerging from its exuviae under the cloak of darkness to avoid predators. The emerged individual will be vulnerable till its exoskeleton hardens for it to take flight.

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Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Amboli, Maharashtra, India
Copyright: © Parag Rangnekar