Odonata [ˌōdnˈätə, ōˈdänə-]
The scientific order of insects that includes dragonflies.
Dragonflies are the fiercest, most adaptable living thing in the kinetic world. Revered by Samurai warriors, they beat out lions and sharks with a 95% kill rate. In addition to amazing multidirectional aerial agility, a Dragonfly’s’ success in hunting and survival can be credited to their compound eyes. Made up of 30,000 facets these eyes generate 360 degree vision. Dragonflies are so resilient, they can be found anywhere on earth, except Antarctica.