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How do mosquitoes hunt you? - SEM - Earth Unplugged

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Maxillary palps detect the carbon dioxide that humans exhale which helps alert mosquitos of our location. 00:12

  2. Anticoagulant saliva stops blood from clotting and causes pain and inflammation. 01:14

  3. Mosquitos are responsible for 725,000 human deaths annually. 01:35