The chemical serotonin is in bananas and peanuts. Mosquitoes like its scent. They drill people who exude same.
Might keep this in mind when you dress for that backyard barbecue: Researchers say that mosquitoes avoid yellows, oranges, and whites.
A mosquito hunting for victims always flies into the wind.
Mosquitoes are attracted to some people more than others. Favorite victims are people who are warmer and damper than others. Mosquitoes also prefer blondes.
Takes about three minutes from the mosquito bite until the itch.
The female mosquito can fly upside-down but the male can’t.
Male mosquitoes are vegetarians.
Mosquitoes have two sets of wings. Wouldn’t be able to fly with just one set.
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