Fly Fun Facts
- There are more than 240,000 species of flies.
- Flies have 6 legs and a single pair of wings.
- Baby flies are called Maggots- Some are used to make cheese!
- Fly DNA is 75% similar to human DNA.
- Some male flies sing to female flies.
- Each fly eye contains 760 eyes.
- Flies eat by vomiting liquid onto its food. YUCK!!
- “Big Fly” is an important spirit to the Navaho Indians.
- Female flies lay 500 eggs at a time.
- Egg to Adult takes 8-14 days.
- A fly lives only 30 days.( Unless you swat it first)
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