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7 tiny but deadly creatures

A mosquito

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Mosquitoes

It may be difficult to believe, but the tiny mosquito is likely responsible for more human deaths cumulatively than any other creature. The list of deadly diseases that the mosquito carries and shares is long and terrifying. It includes malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, encephalitis and West Nile virus, to name just a few.