Peek-a-bug: This little Damselfly was caught hiding behind a blade of grass in Fordwich Lakes, near Kent

Hide 'n' peek! The damselfly who thought he was hidden... but was given away by his bug eyes

Peek-a-bug: This little Damselfly was caught hiding behind a blade of grass in Fordwich Lakes, near Kent

A male blue damselfly straddles the gap between two dry grass reeds  Picture: JOHN HALLMÉN

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A male blue damselfly straddles the gap between two dry grass reeds Picture: JOHN HALLMÉN

Dragonfly. I'm getting prepared to do some pen and ink of dragonflies. I love the detail of the wings in this photo.

Dragonfly. I'm getting prepared to do some pen and ink of dragonflies. I love the detail of the wings in this photo.

Frog leaping from water to catch damselfly. X-Ray analysis show that muscles transfer energy into the creatures' tendons just before they jump - letting them jump far higher than their leg muscles would allow.

Boing! How frogs' legs wind up their tendons 'like a catapult' to let them leap high into the air

Frog leaping from water to catch damselfly. X-Ray analysis show that muscles transfer energy into the creatures' tendons just before they jump - letting them jump far higher than their leg muscles would allow.

A blue damselfly, THESE ARE MATURE "ANT LIONS"..I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY AROUND NC IN YEARS..SOMEONE IN TEXAS AS SEEN THEM ALSO

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A blue damselfly, THESE ARE MATURE "ANT LIONS"..I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY AROUND NC IN YEARS..SOMEONE IN TEXAS AS SEEN THEM ALSO

Emperor dragonfly Anax imperator female egg laying in Wildlife garden pond

Emperor dragonfly Anax imperator female egg laying in Wildlife garden pond

Make it snappy: Goossens has to work quickly because even a gentle breeze will shake the dew from the damselflies

Dew-covered damselflies glitter like jewels in the morning sunshine

Make it snappy: Goossens has to work quickly because even a gentle breeze will shake the dew from the damselflies

Photographer Tony Flashman spotted the common blue damselfly's piercing eyes as he crawled around meadows at Fordwich Lakes, near Canterbury, Kent. Tony, from Deal, Kent, said: "This little fly thought it was being clever by hiding behind the grass in a game of hide and seek but he didn't do a very good job. I could see his eyes peeking out from either side and its legs wrapped around the grass."

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Photographer Tony Flashman spotted the common blue damselfly's piercing eyes as he crawled around meadows at Fordwich Lakes, near Canterbury, Kent. Tony, from Deal, Kent, said: "This little fly thought it was being clever by hiding behind the grass in a game of hide and seek but he didn't do a very good job. I could see his eyes peeking out from either side and its legs wrapped around the grass."

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