There was a certain species of flea that preyed on rats. The fleas carried the Bubonic Plague virus. The fleas transmitted it to the rats they fed on. The rats then transferred it to humans, and the rats were blamed.
Flea in-fested rats.
No one did it was rats that carried black death (plague)
in the famine black rats and other rats carried black death
the black death was carried by fleas that were on rats and the rats were on boats and they were carried over
Fleas on the backs of rats carried the black death.
it was carried by rats which caught the disease from parasites
Was carried by fleas.
The rats carried flees in their fur during the black death
The rats and fleas carried the black death ** Correction... Rat fleas carried the Bubonic Plague. There is still speculation as to whether the black death was actually bubonic plague as there are very many differences between the pandemics. One theory is that the black death was actually Ebola.
It was carried by the fleas that lived on the rats.
The black death was carried by the oriental rat flea which then was past onto the rats then humans
It's because the rats that carried the fleas that carried the disease did not get to that place, because the rats that carried the Black Death rode on trading ships, and people did not trade with people from everywhere, but only in certain places.
Rattus rattus They were carried by the wild Black Rat.
The flea was a parasite on a black rat which carried the disease
By fleas which were carried around by rats.
people carried the disease with them.
Black Death was spread by traders and Mongol armies. It came to Europe via silk road.
The introduction of millions of cats killed the rats that carried the fleas that carried the plague.
black death spread to Europe. Due to trades and Mongol attacks. It spread via silk road.
The black death was a disease that was carried by fleas. The fleas bit the humans and, therefore, the humans became infected.
The flea associated with the Black Death is the Oriental rat flea. There is a link below to an article on this flea.
Because the English weren't very clean with disposal, a rat infestation occurred. These rats carried the black death.
The Black Death or bubonic plague was caused by an epidemic of Yersinia pestis, a bacteria carried by rat fleas.
Rats carried the flea that carried the plague that bit the human that contracted the black death. The bite of a rat flea ( Xenopsylla cheopis) caused the spread of bubonic plague.
Bubonic Plague/Black death/black plague
It was spread by fleas carried by Black rats.