Posted on September 20, 2012 by Lynn Hasselberger
Screen capture from video below.
A breath-taking look at pollination. Continue reading
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Posted on July 9, 2009 by Lynn Hasselberger
- Blondes tend to be more attractive to mosquitoes than brunettes (still need to confirm: is this true for fake blondes?)
- Most adult female mosquitoes live 2-3 weeks, during which time they can feed 4 or 5 times, laying eggs after each meal. Some species that over winter in garages, culverts and attics can live as long s 6 months.
- Bigger people are often more attractive to mosquitoes because they are larger targets and they produce more mosquito attractants, namely CO2 and lactic acid. Continue reading
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