Farmers down under, and scientists,
The Queensland and Mediterranean fruit fly are a concern for both
farmers and scientists of Australia.
think I'm a menace.
They cause significant damage to crops.
And as for fruit, forget 5 a day,
Apples, peaches, nectarines, apricots, etc. are threatened.
100 a day will make you feel alive.
Besides feeding on the fruit they lay their eggs within, so they
literally come alive within the fruit.
But don't worry, I'll be back soon.
Although currently under control, a new populations has been recently
Now excuse me, it's high time we get out
A "high time" is what flies are having when they move about.
of this ghost town.
This could refer to the damage they've done to some rural economies.