Walking on the ceiling?
PAB6AWD at leeds.ac.uk
Sat Sep 7 07:53:42 EST 1996
In article <50ognl$9c9 at fang.dsto.defence.gov.au>,
"Lance.Holden" <lah> wrote:
>I am trying to find the answer to a question proposed
casually at work, the
>solution has evaded me despite the entire resources of the
>The question was this..
> " When a fly lands on the ceiling, does it flip in air or
does it fly upside
>down (barrel roll) on the ceiling?"
>I would appreciate any answers to this question thank you.
neither - they raise the front legs above their head, grap
the support above them and swing the body forwards and up so
that their other four legs can grip. There's a Steve Dalton
film of this with house flies i believe.
University of Leeds, Yorkshire
England, LS2 9JT UK
a.j.davis at uk.ac.leeds
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