the Dragonfly Song

Dragonfly SongHere are the answers to the dragonfly Quiz!

1. How many sets of wings do dragonflies have?

Two sets of wings they use together or independently. They are expert fliers and can even fly backwards!

2. How long have dragonflies been on earth?

At least 300 million years! Even before dinosaurs, and they used to be much bigger. Some dragonfly fossils have been found with wingspans of up to two feet wide (around 60 cms).

3. What is metamorphosis?
Changing from one form to another – like a caterpillar into a butterfly, or a nymph into an adult dragonfly.