Fruit flies live for 8-10 days. In that time, females lay around 500 eggs, using rotting fruit or vegetables as their nest.Commonly found in homes, restaurants and other facilities where food is processed. They are especially attracted to garbage that has just been sitting around.
Flies do not have teeth or a stinger. Their mouths absorb food like a sponge. They can only eat liquids but they can turn many solid foods into a liquid through spitting or vomiting on it. Their tongues are shaped like straws so they can suck up their food
These insects have been known to carry over 100 different kinds of disease causing germs.