Maybe insects are small enough they can feel some bacteria crawling on them just as we feel bugs on us

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I’m so glad I can’t feel bacteria crawling on me and I never knew it until this post


Insects sense things in broadly the same way we do, nerve endings. The nerves on a person and on a bug are about the same size, so likely detect roughly the same things.


Jokes on you, that definitely wasn’t my leg hair moving.


Great, thanks. Now I feel like I’ve got bugs AND bacteria crawling on me.


TIL that people don’t understand exactly how small bacteria are. I will put this here until I can find something to put this into perspective.