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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Very warm and wet. But there are some that could live in dry and cold areas.
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While a dragonfly can live for more than a year, relatively little of it's life is spent
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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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Depending on the particular species, the lifespan of a dragonfly may range from 6 months to 5 years.
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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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