How Long Do Fruit Flies Live?

Fruit flies live only between 10 to 18 days, but they can reproduce very rapidly and start the metamorphosis all over again. Discover the fruit fly's life cycle with information from a high school biology teacher in this free video on insects.

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Janice Creneti has a bachelor's degree in secondary science education and biology from Boston University. She has been teaching for more than 20 years. She currently teaches at Lakewood High School in Tampa, Fla.