Got fruit flies?

Got fruit flies?

You see them all around us: in our kitchens, at restaurants. Anywhere there is food — and especially ripening fruit. I opened my freezer the other day and out flew a fruit fly! WTF Drosophila melanogaster?

Although they have a life span of only about 40 days, that gives them enough time to reproduce by the hundreds. Yikes.

To learn more about fruit flies — who the little devils are and where they come from — read this.

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