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How You Could Be Wrong About Mosquitoes In Salt Lake City, UT


Mosquitoes are often said to be the most dangerous animal on the planet because of all the diseases they spread. Mosquitoes are a type of fly. They have six legs, wings and are usually dark in color. The female has an enlarged proboscis, so she can stab through the skin and drink blood. She cannot make eggs unless she has a blood meal first. Females eat nectar and pollen, too, but it is the blood meal that causes the problems. ... Read More