May 5, 2011, 5:34 AM
Bed Bugs are copper-colored, wingless, bloodsucking insects. They are active mostly during the night. They are scroungers; they feed on the blood of other warm blood mammals. These insects infest the bedding and furnishings of houses and even nests of animals. The body heat of humans attracts bedbugs, and they prefer dining on our blood rather than other animals. Bed Bugs pierce the skin with their proboscis and inject saliva into the skin. They utilize not more than ten minutes to feed. No sooner they are filled with blood their color changes from copper to a rusty red.