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Obelisk Position

I was out early this morning for my daily spider hunt.

Then I got side tracked by this dragonfly in its obelisk position. This position reduces the amount of sun/heat on the dragonfly.

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Damselfly Thermometer

Buffy and I went out for a loop walk of the backyard before the heat got too uncomfortable.

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Well, we were too late, as this blue dasher dragonfly’s position indicates.

This is called the obelisk position. It reduces the amount of direct sunlight on the dragonfly’s body.