Kingdom : Animalia 
                      Class : Aves
    Scientific Name : Diptera
                        Size : 2.5cm - 3cm 
                                     ( 0.2 - 1.2in)

Average Life Span : 25 days
                   Colour : Black, Brown, Blue
              Skin Type : Hair
   Special Features : Rounded body shape 
                                  and lack of eyelids
  1. The fly is a very well-known and common insect found all around the world.
  2. There are more than 240,000 different species of flies.
  3. Flies include insects like mosquitoes.
  4. Flies and mosquitoes are pests, mostly connected with dirt, decay and disease.
  5. Mosquitoes are known to feed on human blood.
  6. Some of the deadliest diseases get spread because of a bite from and infected mosquito.
  7. Flies are known to ingest human faeces and decaying bodies.
  8. They also feed on nectar and animal blood.
  9. They have numerous predators in frogs, toads, newts, lizards and some small fish and mammals.
  10. They are known to have extremely short lifespan of around a month.
  11. They breed and lay eggs on plant and animal decomposing material.
  12. The eggs hatch into fly larvae known as maggots which grow into adult flies within 2 weeks.

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