Eight Most Blood Thirsty Animals

Which animals can suck more blood than others? eight most blood thirsty animals you should know…

8. Vampire Finch

They are the smallest birds which feed only on blood. Although they are bird species, they feed on seabirds blood, larger birds than them. Their beaks are sharp, to peak seabirds skin until blood is drawn.

7. Candiru Fish

They are small fish, related to catfish, but feed only on blood. They attack bigger fish, make hole on blood vessel, suck the blood for few minutes until they’re full. They may attack humans who swim near them, can swim into anus, vagina and penis.

6. Vampire Bat

They are small bats which feed only on blood. They feed mostly on mammals blood (their favourite are goats). They may also feed on birds blood. They can suck blood same as their body size in 40 minutes.

5. Mosquito

Only female mosquito who can feed on blood. Female mosquitoes don’t need blood for survival but to get nutritions to develop their eggs. They can suck blood 1,5 times as their body size.

4. Leech

They feed on birds and mammals blood, included humans. They attack to their hosts, sucking blood until full, then they fall off to digest blood. They can seek blood 5 times their body size.

3. Bed Bug

They attack birds, poultry, bats and humans. They can suck blood 7 times their body size in 5 minutes.

2. Flea

They can suck blood until cause anemia on many animals. They attack dogs, cats, chicken, rabbits, squirrels, rats, ferrets, mice and humans. They can suck blood 15 times their body size.

1. Tick

They attack anything mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. They fall off their hosts when full, but take several days. They can live for few days on their hosts blood. They can suck bloods 600 times their body size!!!

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10 Responses to “Eight Most Blood Thirsty Animals”
  1. Jenny Heart Says...

    On June 13, 2009 at 6:23 am

    Well writen with much great informative information. Nasty bats!

  2. DA Cournean Says...

    On June 13, 2009 at 9:13 am

    Yucky bloodsuckers!

  3. Dundas20012002 Says...

    On June 13, 2009 at 11:08 am

    At this time there is a plague og “Bedbugs” in Toronto

  4. Radhika Bhargava Says...

    On June 13, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    They give me a feeling of yukkkkk!!!!!!!!!!But your write is really good.

  5. MMV Abad Says...

    On June 15, 2009 at 8:38 am

    Amazing blood suckers. Hate them :) But love your article.

  6. Kate Smedley Says...

    On June 20, 2009 at 5:52 am

    Scary bloodsuckers, I hate mosquitos .. great article with scary pics!

  7. Roger Says...

    On July 3, 2009 at 2:45 am

    Not the best article i read.. kinda gross.. But Informative

  8. Auburn Says...

    On February 22, 2010 at 6:05 pm

    They’re soooo UGLY, it’s so weird!!!

  9. Bed bug control Says...

    On June 10, 2011 at 9:51 am

    Very informative, it’s worrying that bed bugs are on the rise in many homes.

  10. rooney Says...

    On May 29, 2012 at 6:50 am


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