All of the species depicted here are capable of transmitting serious human diseases and between them cause the deaths of well over a million people each year. Unlike all the other photos on this website, the photos in this section are of captive subjects photographed under controlled conditions.
The links below will take you to pages containing more photos and information on each species and the disease(s) it transmits:
Transmits African Sleeping Sickness
Transmits Dengue Fever, Yellow Fever,
Transmits Lyme Disease (borreliosis)
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