Skin-Piercing Vampire Moth Vants Your Blood

Finland is attracting species better-acquainted with warmer climes, including a moth (Calyptra thalictri) that binges on human blood. The bloodsucker is the first moth species in the world with the proven ability to fill its stomach with human blood; a puncture by a vampire moth can cause your skin to swell, turn reddish, and ache for several hours

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