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They include, to mention only a few, houseflies, fruit flies, soldier flies, snipe flies,
small-headed flies, stiletto flies, blowflies, march flies, dance flies, horse flies,
stable flies, black flies, tsetse flies, crane flies, humpbacked flies, bee flies, ...
For some reason not yet clearly understood, the fly is not bothered by these
problems. I hasten to add, however, that there are differences even among flies.
The tsetse fly, which feeds exclusively on blood, is almost immediately killed by a
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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