Image: Flea Scanning Electron Micrograph False Color

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Description: False colors Scanning Electron Micrograph of a Flea. Fleas are known to carry a number of diseases that are transferable to human beings through their bites. Included in these infections is the plague, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
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