Flies like Man: Sexually rejected Flies turn to Alcohol

Fliegen, die nicht bei Frauen landen können, betrinken sich. So ist das.

A male fruitfly will try to court a female by nuzzling her genitals, tapping her abdomen and singing with his wings. If all that fails, he drowns his sorrows in booze. Researchers from the University of California […] have found that male fruitflies (Drosophila melanogaster) are more likely to choose to eat alcoholic food if they have been sexually rejected by females.

Facing sexual rejection, male flies turn to booze