Science Explains Why Mosquitoes Won’t Leave You Alone
- Mosquito bites
- Reasons for mosquitoes’ blood sucking preference
- Mosquitoes use their keen sense of smell to make their blood sucking choice with 1 in 10 people being highly attractive to mosquitoes
- Mosquitoes cause more deaths than any other animal on the planet
To cut it short
Scientists claim that mosquitoes tend to target people who have a higher concentration of steroids, cholesterol and uric acids on the skin’s surface which are almost genetic by nature. These mosquitoes can smell their human prey from up to a distance of 50 meters!
So, the next time you get bit by a mosquito, just take a moment to think of the amazing scientific processes that hooked up your special mix of genes to produce a chemical attraction that an entire blood sucking community finds irresistible.