Unformatted text preview: monsoon takes over traveling across the ocean to East Africa where it is raining at the time so the dragonflies can breed in the monsoon rains)? The wind is always converging where the rain is. The sun is overhead, maximum evaporation, clouds, rainfall, which produced maximum reproduction. After 4 generations the dragonflies complete a circuit of the Indian Ocean. While living and working as a marine biologist in Maldives, Charles Anderson noticed sudden explosions of dragonflies at certain times of year. He explains how he carefully tracked the path of a plain, little dragonfly called the globe skimmer, only to discover that it had the longest migratory journey of any insect in the world....
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- Fall '08
- weather, Monsoon, Indian Ocean, Anderson Discovers Dragonflies