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Changes in Range / Adapting to climate change
                             Chris Bacon Blue Damselfly

Because of their genetic makeup, damselflies have the ability to evolve rapidly and adapt to climate-driven changes in their environment. Genes that govern heat tolerance and vision, for example, may help them cope with extreme temperatures and hurdles in finding food and mates as their populations shift to novel areas.

Chris Bacon   Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Title:   Study For A Day In May

Species:   Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum)
Date:   2013
Medium:   watercolor on Winsor & Newton paper
Dimensions:   49.53 cm x 45.72 cm (19.50" x 18")
Framed, and available for sale through the Artist's Website:    Chris Bacon

See also
    instagram/chrisbacon.art
    Chris Bacon