Regular house flies survive as larvae during winter by living in the decaying flesh of animals or other dead and decaying organisms that provide a suitable habitat during the colder months. While house flies survive by l... More »

The entire lifecycle of the fly typically ranges from 7 to 10 days. In colder weather conditions, flies can survive for much longer periods of time. More »

According to the University of Arizona, the average life span of fruit flies is determined by the environmental conditions in which they live. In the lab, female fruit flies have a life span of approximately 26 days, whi... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Flies

Coffin flies are several related species of flies that lay eggs on decaying flesh or fecal matter, and the colloquial name comes from the fact that these insects hatch, grow and breed inside human coffins. Coffin flies a... More »

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, all flies are attracted to moist organic material, including dead animals, rotting vegetables and fruits and scraps of meat. When flies land in garbage, they feed an... More »

House flies breed and multiply anywhere they have access to waste products. General locations are garbage disposals and trash receptacles, but they also breed in potted plants and vases of fresh-water flowers. These envi... More »

Fish eat a variety of food including plant life and other organisms such as macroinvertabrates, flies, worms, other fish and anything that may live in the fish's habitat. A trout in the wild will try to eat anything in t... More »