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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#99: Old and New

An old hacked tree with a beautiful new dragonfly. Dragonflies as a species though have been around for about 300 million years! They spend much of their life cycle in water as nymphs (often 2-3 years). As adults, they may only live a couple of months.

Black-tailed skimmer

The newly opened flower of a Burnet rose, and behind ancient limestone (hundred’s of millions of years old).

Inspired by this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#99: Old and New