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What is shown in the picture below?

Image courtesy of Martin Amm | NULL

It's a dragonfly, specifically a red-veined darter. Justbefore sunrise on a summer morning, German photographer Martin Amm snapped thisshot of the groggy insect covered in glistening droplets of dew.

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