The Bat Fly
The Drosophila Melanogaster was the hero biologists had been waiting for, but not the hero it wanted. For so long this seemingly insignificant, tiny, disgusting thing had been long over looked. Its uncanny ability to procreate and form generations within weeks had been underrepresented in biology. The fly held the key to many questions in the prepubescent era of genetics, and through sacrifice, the fruit fly divulged its secrets.