by Amy Stewart and Briony Morrow-Cribbs
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Chronicles the insects, worms, and spiders that have tormented humankind for centuries.
Bat bugs typically feed on bats. But when no bats are available, these parasitic creatures will happily feed on humans, too.
April 25, 2011 Parasitic tapeworms, the world's largest hornet and a bug with overly aggressive mating habits are all featured in science writer Amy Stewart's book Wicked Bugs, which examines more than 100 of the strangest entomological creatures on the planet.
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