With over 80 million years of existence, mosquitoes are sure not new to anyone. With the aid of their straw-like mouthparts, these small biting insects feed on the blood of animals. So, no mammal, bird, fish, or reptile is safe from mosquito bites. Although the bites are relatively harmless, the aftermath is usually serious. Mosquitoes are known to transmit a host of diseases and parasites, thus making them the most dangerous animal in the world. Every year, mosquitoes remain the biggest killer out there, causing more deaths than all of humans, bears, tigers, wolves, lions, snakes, and sharks combined.
The presence of mosquitoes can make outdoor activities impossible, and they make your backyard inhabitable. However, with the tips below, you can conveniently detect the presence of mosquitoes and save yourself and others from their bites, or make the environment inhabitable for them.