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DID YOU KNOW?
The Human Bot Fly does not lay eggs on the human skin. It grabs an insect, such as a mosquito, and lays its eggs on the insects abdomen. When the insect lands on a person, the skin temperature causes the eggs to fall off and burrow into the skin. As they grow they can be seen and the unfortunate host can feel them.
A bee could travel 4 million miles (6.5 million km) at 7 mph (11 km/h)on the energy it would obtain from 1 gallon (3.785 liters) of nectar.
A dragonfly flaps its wings 20 to 40 times a second, bees and houseflies 200 times, some mosquitoes 600 times, and a tiny gnat 1,000 times!!
A flea is capable of jumping 13 inches in a single leap. In human terms, this would be equivalent to a person leaping 700 feet in one bound.
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