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Silhouette of the old dragon


Silhouette of the old dragon
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Copyright: Ardika Septyawan (Septle2) (175)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-07-20
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-07-23 10:16
Viewed: 1423
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ictinogomphus ferox, commonly called the common tiger or the common tigertail, is a species of dragonfly in the family Gomphidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, possibly Burundi, and possibly Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, intermittent rivers, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and freshwater springs.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ictinogomphus_ferox


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-07-24 13:58]

Hi Ardika,a very artistic way to show us this dragonfly,the sun in background and well played with the dark silhouette in backlight,not useful to know the specie but a very good idea! Have a nice week and thanks,LUCIANO

Not a good idea...beauty in sunset

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