Flies are nasty and discusting little creatures aren’t they !   Well , they are also interesting and here are a few little factoids about these nasty insects.

Did You Know ?

*Flies have more than 4000 facets for sight in EACH eye.

*House flies feet are 10 million times more sensitive to the taste of sugar than the human tongue.

*The favorite color of house flies are red, followed by orange, black, violet, green, blue, white and yellow.

*Movement attracts flies more than color

*Flies have a smelling distance of more than 750 yards.

*A fly’s feeding range is usually limited to two (2) miles.

*The quantity and type of maggots and flies in a decomposing corpse can help a forensic entomologist estimate the time of death fairly accurately.

*During warm weather a fly can produce a family generation in less than two (2) weeks.

As Rosan Rosana Danna would say , ” well, isn’t that interesting !”

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