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  1. SS864

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sun Feb 4 2018 5:43:06
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    Like we really need bed bugs that can climb all surfaces like Spiderman...

    https://www.livescience.com/58268-some-bedbugs-are-better-climbers.html#undefined.gbpl

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
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    SS864 - 8 hours ago  » 
    Like we really need bed bugs that can climb all surfaces like Spiderman...
    https://www.livescience.com/58268-some-bedbugs-are-better-climbers.html#undefined.gbpl

    Even in north america climbups are not 100%.
    Apparently determined bugs can climb them (might take a few tries) and climbups need to be kept clean to remain smooth.
    They are better than nothing.

    I am NOT an expert.
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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sun Feb 4 2018 20:46:14
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    there are some humans that can run 100 meters in less than 10 seconds, some others can jump over 8 meters and so on, but most can't... yes some bugs can climb better than others, but definitely not all... this is why we always recommend to not rely on a single approach such as interceptors

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    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Sun Feb 4 2018 23:12:13
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    thirdusername - 9 hours ago  » 

    SS864 - 8 hours ago  » 
    Like we really need bed bugs that can climb all surfaces like Spiderman...
    https://www.livescience.com/58268-some-bedbugs-are-better-climbers.html#undefined.gbpl

    Even in north america climbups are not 100%.
    Apparently determined bugs can climb them (might take a few tries) and climbups need to be kept clean to remain smooth.
    They are better than nothing.

    The tropical bed bug is clearly better at doing this than is the common bed bug. The TBB is better equipped with its fossula spongiosa than is the CBB.

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