Do Fruit Flies Bite?

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Fruit flies do not bite. This is because their genetic make up does not allow them to bite as they have no teeth. They however pose health risks and measures should be taken to get rid of them.
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Do Fruit Flies Bite?
Fruit flies do not bite because, instead of teeth, they have proboscis injectors that help them eat over-ripe fruit more efficiently. Discover more about how a fruit fly eats with information from a high school biology teacher in this free video on... More »
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Fleas bite their host because that is how they get their food. Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of other warm blooded organisms.
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