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Why Does a Plastic Bag of Water Keep Flies Away?

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Flies tend to steer clear of water in clear plastic bags because of their eyesight. A clear plastic bag reflects the sun and because of a flies prismatic eyesight it confuses the fly. It is also believed that the confusion may be down to what the flie sees and instead of a clear bag of water, to the flys eyesight, it's more of a predator such as a spider.
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Yes I know why.lol i have asked this at the county extension agency.Flies have hundreds of eyes.and the reflectiveness off of the plastic and water, almost like a prismatic effect
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