Thursday, March 13

Some Mosquitoe Facts

  • You're more likely to be a target for mosquitoes if you consume bananas. Biting activity increase by 500 times when there is a full moon. A mosquito's wings beat 500 times a second.
  • The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the mosquito.
  • Mosquitoes dislike citronella because it irritates their feet.
  • Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, and blondes to brunettes.
  • A mosquito can detect a moving target at 18 ft away
  • The average life span of a female mosquito is 3 to 100 days. the male lives 10 to 20 days.
  • Mosquitoes: lay up to 300 eggs at a time, fly across 150 miles in their lifetime, range from sea level to altitudes as high as 10,800 feet (3,600 meters), develop from egg to adulthood in 4 to 7 days