Mosquitoes. That’s right, mosquitoes. As creepy little transmitters of diseases such as the current Zika virus epidemic (linked with causing the birth defect microencephaly), West Nile virus, malaria, chikungunya, and dengue fever, mosquitoes kill over 1 million people every year according to the World Health Organization.

This fascinating video from PBS shows how they suck your blood:

I am using insect repellent this summer after watching that video!


  1. #1 Wolf
    June 8, 2016

    Aren’t humans the deadliest animal in the world?

  2. #2 Pheobe C
    July 19, 2016

    It’s the Honey Badger!