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Do bed bugs have wings?

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Bed bugs do not have wings and cannot fly. They also cannot jump long distances, but they may move from host to host through crawling.

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Bed bugs feed on human hosts rather than animals. They can be transported by people, but most of the time, they travel on personal objects. Some items they attach themselves to include purses, gym bags and materials found near a bed. Though bed bugs are challenging to find due to their small size, they leave signs of their presence through odor, skin irritations and little black dots that appear on both bed sheets and mattresses.

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