Thursday, August 2, 2012

Fact of the Day: Dinosaur Dragonfly

Modern dragonflies are related to a species known as Meganeura which existed about 300 million years ago. The Meganeura was basically a super-huge dragonfly that preyed on other insects and was perhaps strong enough to kill and eat small amphibians. 

4 comments:

Michael Offutt, Phantom Reader said...

Eep. That thing looks mean.

Unknown said...

they are freaky looking when seen close-up..

DEZMOND said...

frogs are lucky those don't exist anymore :)

Teddi said...

i wonder what it looked like. remember there's no such thing as evolution. ;)