We are the most dangerous creatures on Earth, with the capability of vaporizing ourselves in a mushroom cloud. We can poison our children with lead and toxins or foul our atmosphere and make our home inhabitable. We can engineer new diseases and create weapons to more efficiently take life. We are clever monkeys.
But there is another creature that has been around for a long time and is responsible for a lot of human suffering. Recently it has been in the news as the vector for the Zika virus responsible for birth defects. The CDC lists locations where the virus is prevalent.
The creature, scourge of mankind is the mosquito.