Some insects are very fast. Does this mean that they are capable of finding a way through falling raindrops without getting wet?

Probably they don't do that at all, because riding on a bike or in a car they don't avoid colliding eather?!

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    $\begingroup$ In the case of mosquitoes, raindrop collisions aren't that serious, apparently: pnas.org/content/109/25/9822 (and related commentary at nature.com/news/…) It's out of my field somewhat but I'd suggest looking at dragonflies as they're big enough to be affected by a 'hit' and they're very agile. $\endgroup$ – arboviral Apr 15 '16 at 11:41
  • $\begingroup$ @arboviral almost all dragonflies seek shelter when it rains. I think i read about one exception in the neotropics once. $\endgroup$ – RHA Apr 16 '16 at 12:57

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