Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 23, 2017

Trillions of Flies Can’t All Be Bad

The New York Times reports on the benefits of flies and discusses an interesting book about the lives of flies

The world’s flies do much more than annoy us. Pollinating plants, cleaning up carcasses, swabbing drains — flies are part of every strand of the web of life.

Dr. McAlister has captured her affection for the Diptera in “The Secret Life of Flies,” a short, rich book by turns informative and humorous, both a hymn of praise to her favorite creatures and a gleeful attempt to give readers the willies.

See article at Trillions of Flies Can’t All Be Bad


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