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They’re back… Mosquito season is here, so let’s review a few facts about those pesky bloodsuckers!

One of the best known summer pests, mosquitoes breed in stagnant water or soft soil and can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days. Female mosquitoes suck our blood. Male mosquitoes feed on plant nectars. They can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days. They are most active from dusk to dawn and will fly up to 14 miles for a blood meal.

Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water sources such as storm drains, old tires, children’s wading pools and birdbaths, and are well-known to spread diseases such as West Nile Virus, malaria and dengue fever.

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