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THE TRUTH ABOUT. MOSQUITOES. www.bushman-repellent.com. A mosquito weighs 0.0025 grams. On average they are 16mm long. www.bushman-repellent.com. Mosquitoes use sensors around their mouthparts to detect the warmth of your body and the blood inside it…. www.bushman-repellent.com.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT

MOSQUITOES

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A mosquito weighs

0.0025 grams

On average they are 16mm long

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Mosquitoes use sensors around their mouthparts to detect the warmth of your body and the blood inside it…

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…they then land on you and locate the best capillaries to ‘tap’ into!

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Depending on which species a mosquito takes between

0.01ml and 0.001ml

of blood per attack…

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…so on average it’s estimated that it would take 1 million bites to drain your body dry of blood

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Only the female

mosquito sucks blood

It’s not for food

It’s to reproduce

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After you’ve been bitten it can take up to 10 minutes before an itchy lump appears!

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If disturbed while feeding a mosquito will return several times until she is full of blood

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Mosquitoes generally fly below 25 feet

However, they have been found 8,000 feet up in the Himalayas

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Encephalitis

Lymphatic Filariasis

Yellow Fever

Dengue Fever

Diseases

Spread by Mosquitoes

Malaria

Nile Fever

Ross River Fever

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Mosquitoes are responsible for a child dying every 30 seconds…

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…so in the time it takes you to read this slideshow mosquitoes will be responsible for the deaths of 6 more children!

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3,000 people died yesterday,

3,000 people will die today and 3,000 people will die tomorrow…

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…all in all mosquitoes will be responsible for the deaths of 1 million people this year…

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…it’s widely accepted that mosquitoes have killed more people than all the wars that have ever been fought…

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…more controversially some people believe that 50% of all the people that have ever lived have been killed by mosquitoes!

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Mosquitoes don’t

just kill humans, almost nothing is safe!

They’ve even killed two Killer Whales

in captivity!

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…and six penguins

at London Zoo

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…and kill horses by giving them EEE

(Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus)

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There have been

other famous people who have contracted malaria including American presidents Theodore Roosevelt and

John F. Kennedy…

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Mosquitoes have been around since the Jurassic period.

So they are about

210 million years old...

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…and they’re here to stay!

The best way to avoid being attacked is to

use the best repellent

available!

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Find out more at…

Find out more at…

www.bushman-repellent.com

Thank you!

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