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A very lucky Common Housefly

Musca domestica

Description:

This is just an ordinary fly, but when we spotted it, every part of it except its wings was completely soaked in a wishing well (Not sure how it managed that). The fly was desperately trying to lift off, but, as you can see in the picture, the surface tension was pulling it back with a vengence. Of course we tossed the poor guy a leaf. About two seconds later, it was up and away.

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5 Comments

3t3d11
3t3d11 3 years ago

That is really good. I really like it.

3t3d8
3t3d8 3 years ago

good jod

3t3d6
3t3d6 3 years ago

yeah how did you get it so close.

3t3d6
3t3d6 3 years ago

how is it lucky???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

3t3d7
3t3d7 3 years ago

How did you get it up so close

whirl_up_sea
Spotted by
whirl_up_sea

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 28, 2011
Submitted on Sep 11, 2011

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