What Do Flies Eat?

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Flies feed on animal dung, and decaying fruits and vegetables. They belong to the family Drosophilidae and their female lay about 500 eggs in a day. They breed in garbage cans, compost pits, and pet areas.
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Flies are usually eaten by several species of birds, spider, bats and insects such as dragonflies. Flies subsist in garbage and anywhere animal faeces are available, dead animals also draw flies within hours after death.
Flies are pesky little creatures and will eat other insects for their blood, rotting fruits and vegetables. Flies also like to feed on old meats.
Flies do not chew. They suck up their food, so their main diet consists of liquid things, like nectar and blood. They can vomit on their food source when they land on it, and this vomit liquefies some of the food, which the fly can then suck up. Good thing to know when that fly lands on your burger at the picnic!
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