October 4th, 2008


I've read wtf_nature almost since it began, but I've never made a new post before.

There's nothing I love more in nature than an animal that goes a completely different route than the rest of its group, and one of my top favorite animal groups, the Diptera, have quite a few surprising deviants. Case in point, the various species whose unusual lifestyles call for little to no actual flying. They are the emus and kiwis of the insect world, APTEROUS flies!

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