Impressive Mosquito Facts


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1. Mosquitoes are attracted to the color of blue twice as much as to any other color.
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2. Mosquitoes have been around for about 80 -100 million years. There are more than 3,000 species of them.
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3. Mosquitoes have killed more humans than all the wars in history.
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4. Only female mosquitoes will bite you.
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5. Mosquitos can mate in about 15 seconds.
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6. Mosquitos are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.
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7. Mosquitoes survive collisions with rain drops by clinging to the droplet and riding it for a while.
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8. Mosquitoes bite people with Type O blood nearly twice as often as those with Type A.
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9. Only female mosquitoes bite.
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10. Mosquito bite? Press a *hot* spoon onto the spot. The heat will destroy the protein that caused the reaction and the itching will stop.
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11. Mosquitoes don't just bite you - They also urinate on you after sucking your blood.
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12. Consuming just a single 12-ounce bottle of beer can make you more attractive to mosquitoes.
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13. There is a 'mosquito laser' that can recognize and shoot mosquitoes out of the air.
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14. In several different studies, pregnant women have been found to attract roughly twice as many mosquito bites as others.
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15. It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.
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16. Mosquitoes don't just bite you -- They also urinate on you after sucking your blood.
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17. Mosquitos are attracted to people who have just eaten a banana
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18. Female mosquitos need to bite for blood in order to reproduce
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19. There is a "mosquito laser" that can recognize and shoot mosquitoes out of the air.

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