Impressive Mosquito Facts

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

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