Another fact is that adult dragonflies will devour just about anything they can catch. Dragonflies usually eat mosquitoes, bees, gnats, butterflies, termites, and other bugs. When they are in the nymph stage, they eat small fish, tadpoles, mosquito larvae, worms, and aquatic insects.
A dragonfly larva emerges from the water with four distinctive lumps on its back. These lumps will turn into the most powerful wings in the insect kingdom. Watch the transformation unfold before your eyes.