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Here is an example of survival of the individual being subordinated to survival of
the species. In some quarters it would be hailed as maternal instinct, and by so
naming it we would be no nearer an understanding of what it is. So Mr. Daddy ...
For example, the stronger the drop of sugar the more frenzied the dance and the
longer its duration. Furthermore, the hungrier the fly, the more active and
sustained the dance. One has only to clock a few dances by flies of various
degrees of ...
Set the saucer some place where flies can readily find it, in a barn, for example.
After the flies have had a go at it, shoo them away, rotate the dish (as a control
against the possibility of their learning position), tear off the foil, and observe
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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