Wicked Bugs

The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects

by Amy Stewart and Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Hardcover, 271 pages, Workman Pub Co, List Price: $18.95 | purchase

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Title
Wicked Bugs
Subtitle
The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects
Author
Amy Stewart and Briony Morrow-Cribbs

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Chronicles the insects, worms, and spiders that have tormented humankind for centuries.

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Bat bugs typically feed on bats. But when no bats are available, these parasitic creatures will happily feed on humans, too. Graham Snodgrass/AFPMB/Flickr hide caption

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