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They set their activity clocks. In nature it is the sunrise that naturally sets the
clocks of all flies. Flies do indeed have internal clocks. If you stop to think about if
for a moment, you will realize that most animals have clocks. There is something
The dance that has received rave notices in the press is the "Waggle Dance," a
solo dance performed without accompaniment. The premiere danseuse
pirouettes Their internal clocks are amazingly accurate. figures of eight and, 81.
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 ...
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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