Keeping cool

It’s been a hot summer, and these blue dragonflies at Reelfoot Lake were trying to keep cool.  In order to stay cool during hot weather, dragonflies raise their abdomens straight into the air to reduce their exposure to the sun.  They also use their wings to deflect the sun.

“He who keeps his cool best wins.”  ~Norman Cousins

4 thoughts on “Keeping cool

  1. They must be very strong. They certainly are beautiful. God’s hand is everywhere in creation. Keep taking pictures❤️

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