Asked • 03/19/19

Why don't dragonflies wings collapse?

How do dragonflies manage to fly at such high speeds without their wings collapsing? Their wings are thinner than paper, but they do not even flutter. What gives them their strength?

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Jesse E. answered • 04/30/20

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Jess S. answered • 01/02/20

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