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Shocking Mosquito Facts That Will Raise Hairs On Your Skin

Interest August 17, 2018 By Hugo
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Don't you just love the summer? The sun is beaming on our sun-starved faces, the days are longer, and people seem happier. However, there is one significant trade-off to contend with, and it isn't pesky wasps or sweaty commutes into work. It's those darn mosquitos.

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These blood-sucking insects aren't as vampiric as the media would have you believe, but many species like nothing more than to feast on our blood and leave us scratching our skin for days on end. In some areas of the world, their bites can lead to a major bout of illness, and in many cases, death. 

After all, mosquitos carry various viruses, and after reading up on them, it seems there is still a lot we don't know about Earth's deadliest creature, so below are twelve facts about mosquitos that will probably make you even more scared of them than you already are.

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