World Malaria Day: 5 shocking facts about ‘killer’ mosquitoes
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Female mosquitoes live twice more than males
Male mosquitoes live for a maximum of 2 weeks. Females live for more than a month.
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Only female mosquitoes suck blood to feed eggs.
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Mosquito aim by smell
They are attracted by smell of sweat and carbon dioxide
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There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes in the world.
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Mosquitoes grow very fast
It takes a mosquito four days to grow from an egg to a grown up individual.
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