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Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you

By Robert G. Holmberg

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Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals.  There are about 2,500 species.  Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds.  In North America, 19 species bite humans.


Katie Carroll

Date 1998
Publication Title The Athabasca Advocate
Volume 16
Issue 24
Pages 1
Publisher Athabasca Advocate
Language English
  1. Animal roles
  2. Animal welfare
  3. Bites and stings
  4. Blood
  5. Fleas
  6. Health
  7. Insects
  8. Parasites
  9. Parasitic diseases
  10. Pets and companion animals