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Bed Bugs Named Time Magazine’s Most 'Evil Animal’

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Time magazine recently listed the “Top 10 Evil Animals,” and many pest management professionals will agree with their choice for #1: bed bugs.

| March 8, 2012

Time magazine recently listed the Top 10 Evil Animals and many pest management professionals will agree with their choice for #1: bed bugs. The Time article noted that infestations have been reported in all 50 states, and in the latter part of 2010, they were at nearly epidemic proportions in New York City and other metropolises.

In explaining the “evilness” of bed bugs the article noted that “despite their small size, their anatomy is custom-built for bloodsucking. The apple seed–size insect can drink more than three times its body weight in blood in a single feeding.

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