Super-fleas set to invade North Lincolnshire homes this autumn
A NEW breed of billions of so-called super fleas is set to descend on homes across North Lincolnshire and beyond this autumn.
The creatures are far bigger than 'normal' fleas and have a penis which is two-and-a-half times the length of their body - the largest genitalia to size ratio of any bug.
A mild summer and the right amount of rain and damp weather have meant conditions for flea breeding have been perfect this year.
The new breed is believed to have come from Europe in the last few years and Rob Simpson, of pest control group Basis Prompt, warned that the super-fleas could come out... read more
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