Which animal kills the most people every year? If you said shark, you're way off. Same with bears and lions. No, the deadliest animal in the world is smaller than your pinky nail: it's the mosquito, which kills an estimated 725,000 people annually by infecting its victims with a range of diseases. They're also notorious jerks. Scientists are hard at work trying to find a way to stop these life-threatening pests, and they may have hit the jackpot with a genus of bacteria called Wolbachia.
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Written by Ashley Hamer August 8, 2017
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