Sarah Albee: Shoo Fly

From: Sarah Albee
July 05, 2012 at 05:31AM

The 18th century scientist Carolus Linnaeus said that three flies could consume the carcass of a horse as quickly as a lion. As three female bluebottles can lay about 900 eggs, this is theoretically possible.

source: Waldbauer, Insights from Insects, page 254 Enter


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