1. Mosquitoes are attracted more towards Women than they are to Men!

  2. Want to avoid being bitten by these little winged creatures? Wear light shaded clothes. Mosquitoes are attracted to the heat retained by darker clothes.

  3. Of the 3000 different varieties of mosquitoes around the world, 176 are found in the United States.

  4. Only the female mosquitoes bite. The male ones do not have the capability to pierce skin.

  5. The life span of a female mosquito is 3 to 100 days while the male mosquito is between 10 to 20 days.

  6. Mosquitoes are attracted to humans because of the Carbon dioxide we exhale and the sweat generated .You now know how important that Shower is!

  7. A mosquito can drink up to three times its weight in blood.

  8. Mosquitoes are one of the largest agents in spreading human diseases.

  9. A Mosquito doesn't actually kill humans by its own merit. They however help in spreading fatal diseases such as Malaria, Dengue, Yellow Fever, Encephalitis and so on.

  10. An estimated two to three million people die every year due to Mosquito related incidents.

  11. Children and kids are more prone to mosquito related diseases.