How Long Do Dragonflies Live?

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A dragonfly spends the first 2-4 years of its life as a nymph and lives in the water where it sheds its skin repeatedly. Once it finally reaches the adult stage and leaves the water for land, it only lives for a few months.
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Dragonfly lifespans vary by species, but the average lifespan is around 6 to 8 weeks after reaching the adult stage.
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Dragonflies are always found near water. The beginning of their lives begins in water as larvae. You will find them near lakes and streams. Since they have a life cycle of only a
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dragonflies are roamers,and often perch on bushes,leafs etc. many species pray on aphids and mosquitoes so are usually. found in temperate climates with high levels of vegetation.
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