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According to Virginia's Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), crane flies do not bite. In fact, the Galveston County Master Gardener Association indicates that adult crane flies typically do not eat anything during the f... More »

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Crane flies are not venomous, and their bodies are not toxic. Many species do not eat as adults and lack mouth parts capable of piercing skin. The larvae can be agricultural pests, but the adults are harmless. More »

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The Ruppell's vulture, the highest-flying bird, can fly as high as 37,000 feet. The common crane and bar-headed goose have been observed flying over the Himalayas at heights of 33,000 feet and 29,000 feet, respectively. More »

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Crane flies are not venomous, and their bodies are not toxic. Many species do not eat as adults and lack mouth parts capable of piercing skin. The larvae can be agricultural pests, but the adults are harmless. More »

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Dr. Ken Paige, professor and Associate Head of the Department of Animal Biology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, states flies bite before it rains due to the decrease in barometric pressure. As the barome... More »

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Like mosquitoes, flies bite to take blood from the host. Also like mosquitoes, they insert anti-coagulants into the bite to keep the blood from clotting. Horse flies have a particularly painful bite. More »

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Fruit flies cannot bite and have no teeth or mouth parts capable of puncturing skin. However, they are often confused with gnats, which can bite. Fruit flies are often found around rotting fruit, whereas gnats are typica... More »

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