How Far Can Fleas Jump?

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Fleas can jump as far as 13 inches and when you consider their size that is a major accomplishment. Their jumping is one of the reasons why it is so hard to keep your pets and home flea free.
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Fleas can jump pretty far, to be so little. They can jump up to 13 inches in length, about 200 times the size of their body. They will jump from host to host in order to find food. You can find more information here: http://www.pestproducts.com/adult-flea.htm
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Fleas can jump quite far, up to 3 feet away from their starting point. This is because a flea's legs allow it to jump distances hundreds of times their own size.
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A_flea_can_jump_up_to_200_times_higher_than_the_height_of_its_body. " A flea can jump up to 200 times higher than the height of its body. Around 200 times their own body length
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Fleas have been known to make leaps up to 13 inches, about 200 times the length of their own
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The jumping power of fleas comes both from strong leg muscles and from pads of a rubber-like protein called resilin. The resilin is located above the flea's hind legs. To jump, the
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