Mosquitoes are the most dangerous, deadliest insects on the earth. All of us hate them because they silently come and bite us anywhere on our body. There irritating buzzing sound near your ear at night make you so angry and you always use many things to get rid of them.
These mosquitoes suck your blood and can also transmit diseases to human beings. These diseases can be fatal also. On today’s read, we are going to tell you some interesting facts about these pesky, disease-carrying pests.
Interesting Facts About Mosquitoes
Read below some interesting facts about Mosquitoes.
# Mosquitoes are the deadliest insect on the earth because of the large number of deaths that occur on the earth due to the bite of the mosquitos.
# Male mosquitoes only feed on the flower nectar and only female mosquitoes bite humans and animals. Females bite humans because they need proteins or blood meal to reproduce.
# There are also some mosquitoes that do not bite human beings but they bite birds or amphibians that include Culiseta melanura and Uranotaenia sapphirina.
# The speed of mosquitoes is around 1.5 miles per hour and they are slower than any other insects in the flying world.
# Carbon dioxide that we release is the signal for mosquitoes that tell them about their blood meal and they can detect carbon dioxide from 75 feet away.
# There are more mosquitoes on this planet than humans. There are 100 trillion tiny buzzing vampires from 3,450 different species ready to suck your blood.
# Mosquitoes inject you with their saliva. Before sucking your blood, the female mosquito injects you with her saliva, which contains an anticoagulant, allowing your blood to flow freely into her.
# Mosquitoes are more attracted to women than to men that is another interesting fact about mosquitoes.