Monthly Archives: July 2015


Fun Fact Friday – Mosquito Bites

Mosquito Bites Female mosquitoes need protein to lay their eggs and get it by feeding on warm-blooded creatures. If a mosquito bites an infected animal or a person, then bites you, it can pass the disease to your blood through … Continue reading


Fun Fact Friday – Mosquitoes II

Fun Fact Friday – Mosquitoes II Mosquitoes feed day and night. Mosquito is Spanish for “little fly.” Mosquitoes generally fly below 25 feet. An adult mosquito may live 5-6 months. Sweat helps mosquitoes choose their victims. West Virginia has the … Continue reading


Fun Fact Friday – Mosquitoes

Fun Fact Friday – Mosquitoes Bats eat mosquitoes. Dark clothing attracts mosquitoes. West Nile virus came to the U.S. in 1999. Bacteria can be used to kill mosquito larvae. The two main mosquito predators are fish and dragonflies. A full … Continue reading


Fun Fact Friday – Insects and Bugs IV

Fun Fact Friday – Insects and Bugs IV Only male crickets can chirp. A butterfly has its taste receptors in its feet. Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day. The praying mantis is the only insect that can … Continue reading