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World’s Deadliest Animal

What would you guess is the deadliest animal in the world?  Some that come to mind include shark, lion, or even snakes.  The truth is the deadliest animal to humans is actually one of the smallest, the mosquito!   They carry devastating diseases. The worst is malaria, which kills more than 600,000 people every year; another 200 million cases incapacitate people for days at a time. It threatens half of the world’s population and causes billions of dollars in lost productivity annually. Other mosquito-borne diseases include dengue fever, yellow fever, and encephalitis. Minnesota mosquitoes today can carry 6 different diseases…. Read more »