Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Eye Spy A House Fly

House flies only have two eyes, but within those eyes are thousands of individual lenses.

Picture from Dirt Doctor

These compound eyes are capable of detecting both the polarization of light and color spectrums that can not be seen by the human eye.   House flies meticulously groom around their eyes by using their forelegs to remove any material that they come into contact with.

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