Fly away

I used to think, incorrectly,  that the common housefly lives less than a week.

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Thanks to the Google machine, I have since learned that a fly can live 15+ days in the wild, and 30 days in optimal conditions.

What are optimal conditions?

The temps available in your home. Or, I should say, my home.

I have had a fly buzzing around my apartment for almost a week. He only reveals himself once or twice a day.

I haven’t been able to swat him, and I haven’t been able to get him to go out the door.

And really, why would he?

He’s got it made here.

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2 responses to “Fly away

  1. Congratulations, funny blog the one you own 🙂

  2. Our cat Rocky takes care of any fly foolish enough to come into our home. He plays with them noisily for a long while but when he is done, not only is the fly dead, the body has been disposed of.

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