Fly
insect of the order Diptera

Flies buzz, produce maggots, and are generally associated with disgusting things.
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Shoe Fly, Don't Bother Me
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Fly insect of the order Diptera
Amazon River, Peru
(Photo posted Wednesday 12 December 2012)
(Photo taken 10:32:54 Wednesday 8 April 2009)
© 2012 Bryan Costales
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A fly perched on the toe of a sandle suggested the old children's song, "Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me." external link This particular fly landed on the toe of a tourist while on a cruise of the Amazon River internal link.


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Fly On A Dead Squirrel
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Fly insect of the order Diptera
South Lake Tahoe, California internal link
(Photo posted Wednesday 12 December 2012)
(Photo taken 11:15:54 Friday 23 September 2011)
© 2012 Bryan Costales
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A fly had just landed on the side of a dead squirrel on the ground at the base of a pine tree. Moments later the squirrel had been scooped with a shovel into the trash. By then, the fly had flown away.


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