Dung Fly (two photos)
Scathophaga

orange fly

dung fly
You can tell by looking at the legs on this last fly that they
can spring on takeoff.  Fun to watch and seemingly happy to
pose for a photo at this time of the year.  Quite a handsome creature
for their assigned duty on Mother Earth.  It's a dirty job but...(you know
the rest).    © Carol Davis, 4-1-07

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