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One depression corresponded to all of the fly's body except the head. There was
a separate depression for the head, but it was purposely placed too far in front of
the first depression. A fly was now made to lie prone in the big depression and ...
or elements of sporting events, nearly everyone knew that they sweat profusely
over most of their bodies. Most people realize that dogs lose water by panting
rather than by sweating. Few people know what cats do. Guy Gilpatrick, in one of
And we know already that there is a time when the female fly prefers protein,
which cannot nourish her own body, to sugar, which is an adequate food for her
but useless for her eggs. Here is an example of survival of the individual being ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review