African Sleeping Sickness is spread by the large, biting Tsetse fly, and is only found where these flies are, in rural sub-Saharan Africa with symptoms like irritability, concentration difficulty and extreme fatigue. Untreated this parasitic disease is considered to be fatal.
Giant Microbes make excellent teaching aids as they assist students to develop an understanding of biology while taking a fun, hands on approach.
Not for children under three years of age as parts may dislodge and become a choking hazard.
Sleeping Sickness is 220mm long, 55mm high including fin and 60mm wide, made of purple medium pile polyester plush with purple short loop pile fin, polyester filling and embroidered closed eyelids.