Stunning Timelapse of a Dragonfly Growing Wings

A dragonfly larva emerges from the water with four distinctive lumps on its back. These lumps will turn into the most powerful wings in the insect kingdom. Watch the transformation unfold before your eyes. (2:02)

Tags

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'This Group Protested America's Bid to Put a Man on the Moon
This Group Protested America's Bid to Put a Man on the Moon (2:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ed Dwight Jr. Was Set to Become America’s First Black Astronaut
Ed Dwight Jr. Was Set to Become America’s First Black Astronaut (3:22)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Cheetah Changes His Hunting Strategy in a Surprising Way
A Cheetah Changes His Hunting Strategy in a Surprising Way (2:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'Was This Cave an Ancient Lab for Preserving Human Bodies?
Was This Cave an Ancient Lab for Preserving Human Bodies? (2:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Man Was Tried in Tennessee for Teaching Evolution
This Man Was Tried in Tennessee for Teaching Evolution (2:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Warthogs Have the Tools to Survive in a Drought
Warthogs Have the Tools to Survive in a Drought (2:02)
Preview thumbnail for video'Scientists Didn't Know Much About Earthquakes Before 1933
Scientists Didn't Know Much About Earthquakes Before 1933 (3:18)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Herd of Elephants Interrupt a Feasting Lion Pride
A Herd of Elephants Interrupt a Feasting Lion Pride (2:16)
Preview thumbnail for video'This Is the Largest Mammal Migration in the World
This Is the Largest Mammal Migration in the World (2:40)