What’s your favorite animal? “Mine’s fleas,” said no one, ever. Fleas don’t have wings, but they can jump seven inches off the ground. Given their height of roughly 3 millimeters, that makes them the 2nd most prolific jumper in the animal kingdom (bested only by the prestigious froghopper). That feat would be the human equivalent of jumping over a tall building. And like some sort of blood-sucking Superman Bug, flees’ bodies are incredibly durable—even if you have one between your thumb … [Read more...] about Fleas? No Need to Flee!