"Researcher Rassim Khelifa from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, witnessed a female dragonfly feign her own demise when being chased by a male dragonfly, according to New Scientist.
The female, a moorland hawker dragonfly, instantly plunged to the ground and remained still on her back until the male dragonfly was gone. According to New Scientist, Khelifa observed this behavior in 27 out of 31 female dragonflies in an attempt to avoid being pursued by males, of which 21 were successful..." #dragonflies #intersectionality
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