CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLAUDE NURIDSANY & MARIE PERENNOU / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Close-up of the feathery hind leg of a great diving beetle (Dytiscus marginalis). The hairs lining the leg give it a greater surface area, aiding the beetle's swimming. The great diving beetle is an active hunter, taking other insects and even small fish.
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