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I want to know if there is a difference between a leech and a blood sucker.Could you show me some pictures of them or the web site with the information. Thanks

Wildlife Expert - Ken Burton

Any animal that sucks blood can be called a blood sucker. That includes leeches as well as mosquitoes, ticks, bedbugs, conenose bugs, chiggers, lampreys, and many others. I wouldn't call a Vampire Bat a blood sucker because it laps blood rather than sucking it.

Leeches (Class Hirudinea) are segmented worms, in the same phylum (Annelida) as earthworms.

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