Outdoors

15 facts about mosquitoes that will make your skin crawl

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There are way, way (way) more than we think

There are nearly 3,500 different species of mosquitoes. Though only about 175 are found in the United States, one of the most deadly mosquitoes has recently taken up residence there. The Asian Tiger Mosquito has been known to spread the West Nile virus, so it’s always important to make sure any standing water is taken care of.

 

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