Fleas do not fly. Instead, they jump from one place to another. In fact, fleas can jump as high as 8 inch vertically, which is 150 times their own height.
Some facts about Fleas:-
- Fleas are parasites that feed on blood.
- Fleas can live on any warm-blooded animal, but seem to prefer to live on humans, cats, dogs, opossums, rats and other rodents.
- They can also be found on shoes, pant legs, or blankets.
- Fleas are best known for spreading the Bubonic Plague.
Size: 1/12" to 1/6" Shape: Flat Color: Dark, reddish brown Legs: 6 Wings: No Antenna: Yes Common Name: Flea Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Siphonaptera Family: Pulicidae Species: Ctenocephalides fellis