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15 facts about mosquitoes that will make your skin crawl

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Lady mosquitoes can lay their eggs anywhere where there’s water — even in damp dirt. No, seriously. They only need an inch of water to do their laying. Bird baths? They love them. Pool covers? Great. A cup left outside during a light summer rainstorm? Home! Female mosquitoes will lay up to 300 eggs at a time, and will do that up to three times during their life.

 

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