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Rare forktail damselflies introduced at Presidio’s Mountain Lake

A tribe of young insects now populates Mountain Lake in the Presidio, adding new wildlife to thrive among the fish, frogs, turtles and mussels already transplanted into what was once a mud-filled habitat for ugly weeds and abandoned koi pets. On a rainy Friday afternoon, Presidio ecologist Jonathan Young dumped a plastic bucketful of water holding more than 1,000 tiny larvae of rare forktail damselflies into the shallows of the lake’s north arm, where they will mature through stages until March, and then emerge from their watery nursery to skim over the lake as colorful inch-long adults.
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