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Lunging Stance in Drosophila (1 of 2)

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Caption: Two male flies exhibit the "lunging" behavior that indicates aggression in Drosophila. Lunging consists of a fly rearing up on its hind legs and snapping down with its forelegs on its opponent.

Credit: Caltech/Liming Wang and Michael Maire

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