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What Do Male Mosquitoes Eat?

Whenever I tell people the story about the male mosquito diet, people are amazed. It’s very rare that I find someone that knows what male mosquitoes eat. I’m both at war with these creatures as much as I am fascinated by them, so this seems like a good opportunity for …

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Mosquito Lifespan:
How Long Do Mosquitoes Live?

During mosquito season, it can be hard to imagine an end to all the flying pests who are terrorizing you and your family. When mosquitoes are constantly harassing you, their lifespan can seem impossibly long. If you’re curious about how long a mosquito can live to terrorize you, I have …

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Do Birds Eat Mosquitoes?

Birds are natural mosquito killers. They eat mosquitoes by the thousands. Many species of birds will eat mosquitoes as a major part of their diets. However, only when mosquitoes are around, because they do not live all year round. Mosquitoes tend to go away during winter time in most regions of …

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Do Mosquitoes Have Teeth?

Mosquitoes bite, so it makes sense that these insects have teeth to bite you with. In the mind of an uninformed person, this would make a lot of sense. However, mosquitoes don’t bite with their teeth, so there is no number of teeth required for them to survive or reproduce. …

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Do Mosquito Hawks Eat Mosquitoes?

Ever seen one of those giant mosquito hawks flying around? They look pretty dangerous, don’t they? A mosquito hawk (they are also known as ‘mosquito eater’ or ‘crane fly’) could and would probably eat smaller mosquitoes in a heartbeat! I was really curious if this rumor was actually true: Do …

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How Long Does A Mosquito Live After Biting Someone?

Mosquitoes have a relatively short lifespan, of which the female mosquito mainly spends her time trying to bite someone. Her adult life will take just a few weeks, but she’ll live longer than the males. But let’s say a mosquito starts biting someone, will it die immediately? How long does …

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Do Mosquitoes Sleep During The Day?

Mosquitoes are active at night, so do they sleep during the day? Does a mosquito actually sleep at all, or do they just keep being annoying around the clock? The answer to these questions might surprise you. Their sleep preferences are more similar to other insects than you might imagine. …

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Where Do Mosquitoes Lay Their Eggs? Do They Breed In Water?

Mosquitoes are absolutely everywhere these days. They tend to reproduce quickly, but where do mosquitoes lay their eggs? It’s one of those questions that seem so simple, but people struggle with understanding this a lot. If you’re unfamiliar with the fact that mosquitoes usually breed in standing water, don’t worry. …