Why Do Flies Bite?

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Flies bite because they are getting their food source from what ever host they are biting on. They feed on blood and other organisms in the skin of their host. You can find more information here: http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/pcbitingflies.htm
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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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Most flies dont bite. When they do, it is to protect themselves. Also, because they are zombies/vampire mix breeds so they suck you blood and eat your flesh. LOL JKS you're just skitso
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Only the female black fly feeds on blood. She requires the substance to ensure that her ovaries develop adequately, to guarantee reproduction. Large populations of black flies swarm
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It is unknown but unlike insects which surreptitiously puncture the skin with needle-like organs,
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Flies bite almost always because they are hungry and they feed on your blood. It bites you to get at the blood, and then it sucks it up fast before you swat it away. You can find more information here: http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/pcbitingflies.htm
Flies bite because to get their food though this applies only to specific types of flies, not all of them. Flies feed on the blood of humans, livestock or domestic pets. In many biting species only the females feed on blood. Some of the biting species include stable flies, sand flies and Black flies.
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