Mayfly Animal Pictures

Ephemeroptera

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Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) - sitting on leaf
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Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) - reflection on water
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Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) - against white background
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Mayfly (Ephemeroptera) - sitting on water
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Animals With The Shortest Lifespan
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A small mayfly resting on a blade of grass. Mayflies are indicators of the pollution of the water, they can only survive in clean waters.

Animals that don't poop – mayfly
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With such an abbreviated lifespan, the mayfly doesn't even possess a digestive system.