Friday, July 26, 2013

Minnesota Mosquito: State Bird Fun Facts

Minnesota State Bird
The Mosquito

5 "Fun" Facts

1. There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes.
2. Only female mosquitoes bite humans and animals; males feed on flower nectar.
3. The average mosquito lifespan is less than two months.
4. Mosquitoes can detect carbon dioxide form 75 feet away.
5. A mosquito can only fly up to 1.5 miles per hour.

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