Kōrero: Insects – overview

Giant dragonfly

Giant dragonfly

New Zealand’s largest dragonfly, Uropetala carovei, is often seen in summer near bush streams and swamps. Dragonflies are strong flyers and hunt smaller flying insects for food.

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George Gibbs, 'Insects – overview - Unique species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10047/giant-dragonfly (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by George Gibbs, published 24 Sep 2007