Tsetse Fly

The Tsetse Fly is a large flies that bites and feeds on other animal’s blood. They are found all over tropical Africa. Even though their bite is not painful, the parasite the fly spreads is particularly dangerous. The parasite the Tsetse fly spreads in known as Trypanosomes which is the direct cause of African Sleeping Sickness. The sickness starts out with fevers, headaches, itchiness, and joint pains. As the weeks pass, the symptoms become more severe and can lead to death.