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Mosquitoes Have Discriminating Tastes, UF Researchers Find

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August 25, 1999
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Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida
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If you think mosquitoes like you better than they like other people, you're probably right, say University of Florida researchers. In a study to determine whether the tiny vampires choose their victims or feed indiscriminately, UF entomologist Jerry Butler and research assistant Karen McKenzie found that mosquitoes do, indeed, choose.

GAINESVILLE -- If you think mosquitoes like you better than they like other people, you're probably right, say University of Florida researchers.


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Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida. (1999, August 25). Mosquitoes Have Discriminating Tastes, UF Researchers Find. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990825080528.htm
Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida. "Mosquitoes Have Discriminating Tastes, UF Researchers Find." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/08/990825080528.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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