Can Fleas Fly?

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Fleas are wingless insects and as such cannot fly. These insects have powerful elastic protein located behind their hind legs, which permits them to jump 150 times their own length in a single bound.
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Fleas do not fly since they have no wings. However, they can jump extremely far and high, about 200 times more their own size. Fleas are insects in the order of Siphonaptera and are extremely parasites.
Fleas do not have wings and can not fly. However, they are really good jumpers. They can jump eight to ten inches high, which is double their height.
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Fleas are wingless insects and as such cannot fly. These insects have powerful elastic protein located behind their hind legs, which permits them to jump 150 times ...
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