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Life Sciences => Plant Sciences, Zoology & Evolution => Topic started by: neilep on 26/09/2008 21:39:13

Title: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: neilep on 26/09/2008 21:39:13
Dearest Fisherman and other experts on all things Fly !!

see Fred here ?


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Clearly as flies go he's the dumbest !!..doesn;t realise he can actually fly !!


But all his compadres are pretty good at it !...so where do they all go at night ?..and do they have a nest or dwelling that they return to ?...or do they just spend their time living a wandering life ?...if so..how far does the average fly travel in it's rather short life ?

To help me, I collected a thousand flies and put them through my neighbours letterbox in the hope he could answer my question.....to keep them all relatively close together I piled about twenty of James's potty contents through the letterbox  too !............
.....He must have been delirious happy, because I could hear him crying then laughing then crying again ..then laughing !...I am so pleased to have brought my neighbour such tears of joy that I plan to repeat this gift twice weekly !

Still, he has not answered my questions !..perhaps he just does not understand Morse code via banging on the wall at 4am every night !


so, can ewe help me with my fly queries ?

Thanking ewe and luffing ewe all !



mwah mwah mwah !!

Neil
Fly Fancier
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Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 26/09/2008 22:13:03
They live in your deep fat flier
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: neilep on 27/09/2008 01:07:16
They live in your deep fat flier

Well, I'm convinced !!

Thanks Dr Beave !  [::)]

Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Make it Lady on 27/09/2008 01:19:34
They spend all night dive bombing my ear and then when I put the light on they continually singe themselves on the light bulb.
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Karen W. on 27/09/2008 01:21:50
Do they come from a larve of some kind.. I always thought they were in some way connected to maggots for some reason!

I did find this and think its funny!

Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: LeeE on 27/09/2008 21:19:17
They live in your deep fat flier

Well, I'm convinced !!

Thanks Dr Beave !  [::)]



I think that only the French Flies live there.
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 27/09/2008 21:30:31
They live in your deep fat flier

Well, I'm convinced !!

Thanks Dr Beave !  [::)]



I think that only the French Flies live there.


And those strange, eel-like fish - onion lings
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: rosalind dna on 28/09/2008 14:22:29
Neil that is a bluebottle and kill ASAP because by now it might have laid it's larvae then more bluebottles.

Good photoshop too
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: neilep on 28/09/2008 18:10:19
They spend all night dive bombing my ear and then when I put the light on they continually singe themselves on the light bulb.


Ewe must have very sexy ears that ooze fly charisma !...I daren't guess what ewe put on them to attract flies so much !!
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: neilep on 28/09/2008 18:11:30
Do they come from a larve of some kind.. I always thought they were in some way connected to maggots for some reason!

I did find this and think its funny!


Why yes, they do come from larvae...which is nice !!....thanks for the you tube link  [:)]
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: DoctorBeaver on 01/10/2008 08:05:43
Don't the Welsh eat larva bread?  [???]
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Don_1 on 01/10/2008 08:08:55
If you pulled the wings off that fly, would it be called a 'walk'?
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Kryptid on 03/10/2008 15:07:48
I don't know about female house flies, but it seems that male house flies do patrol a territory and defend it against other males:

http://www.springerlink.com/content/j80g343215k3w836/

I doubt that flies build nests.
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Make it Lady on 03/10/2008 15:47:10
Wow! fly fights. Fred would watch that. It wouls certainly make a change from WWE
Title: Re: Where Does Fred The Fly Live ?
Post by: Monox D. I-Fly on 09/09/2019 04:30:04
If you pulled the wings off that fly, would it be called a 'walk'?
No, it would be called a 'crawl'.