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15 facts about mosquitoes that will make your skin crawl

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They know where to find you

Although we can mask our sweet-smelling bodies from mosquitoes, most of the time they know where we are. They use special receptors to detect the carbon dioxide we breathe out. Mosquitoes can also sense body heat and odor. In fact, if you’re sweating it makes it that much easier for them to find (and bite) you.

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