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The common household nuisance (Musca domestica) may not have any vocal cords (actually, no insects do). But that doesn’t mean it can’t make any noise. By flapping its wings 190 times per second it makes a sound at a frequency that ‘the human ear interprets…as a pitch along the F major scale.’

Be at the top of your game at the next trivia quiz by checking out more amazing animal facts in Part 1 and Part 3 of our incredible animal series.

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