What Happens to Your Body When a Mosquito Bites You

Pubblicato il 18 ago 2019
Mosquitos can ruin a nice picnic in the park, camping out with your friends, even your own humble abode! They’re innumerable, and they come in swarms just about anywhere you go. They are the single worst thing about summer! Why do they have to bite, and why does it itch like crazy? It’s high time we got some answers!
Mosquitos are ancient critters thought to have evolved between 50 and 100 million years ago. And they proved to be a highly adaptable species. Except for Antarctica, they live on all continents in a variety of climates. There are about 3,000 different species of mosquitos all around the world. Btw, did you know that not all mosquitos suck blood? Only females drink blood, while male specimen feed solely on nectar. The good news is, you can tell the difference between the two!
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Why they are a miracle of nature 1:00
Mean female mosquitos 😖 1:55
A mosquito’s life 3:09
How do they find you? 4:17
How mosquitos suck blood (some of them have teeth! 😬) 6:22
Do they use anesthesia? Really? 7:00
Btw, why do they need blood? 8:05
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- You can tell the difference between the two! Male mosquitos are a bit smaller than females. And if you see one nearby with fancy-looking feathered antennae, don’t rush to smack it just yet - it’s a male and it won’t bite you no matter what.
- A mosquito’s lifespan is only about a month or two. Well, that’s for the females. The guys live a lot shorter: around 2 weeks.
- You shouldn’t have any standing water near your house if you don’t want a mosquito invasion!
- Contrary to popular belief, mosquitos don’t search for their prey looking for lights. To be fair, there aren’t many species that prefer human blood at all.
- They have a variety of methods, but they mostly use scent. More specifically, they’re sniffing for your body heat and the one thing every living breathing thing produces constantly: carbon dioxide, or CO2.
- Mosquitos can remember the scent of a particularly aggressive prey and avoid it completely for 24 hours. That means, if a mosquito tries to bite you and you decide to brush it off or swat at it, it’ll probably choose someone else to bite next!
- They stick not 1 but 6 needles in you! Some of those have razor-sharp teeth that cut through the skin.
- The mosquito injects its saliva immediately after it bites you. The saliva consists of more than 100 different components, most of which are these organic substances called enzymes.
- There are also other components used like a local anesthesia.
- Females need blood to develop eggs. More specifically, she needs loads of protein and iron, which blood happens to be rich in.
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  • Hey there, BrightSiders! Do u remember the time you got bitten by mosquitos severely?

  • My blood hurts....

  • goosbumps

  • 33 milion subs holy sh*t n*gga yes im black

  • I am a sociopath so I crush them

  • This whole video put me in discomfort....

  • It has something to do with something in my blood

  • Actually really cool fact I'm immune I have never been bit

  • my cat:meow. me:dont meow me:looks where cat is look *looks at misquito the misquito:>:•>

  • Only on Phililipines has mosquetos their dengue and their have fever

  • l'l

  • I live next to the Mississippi River I’m 90% mosquitoe

  • I try to fight them lol

  • Any mosquito that bites me is the last time they ever living

  • Long story short "nothing" depending what the mosquito is carrying

  • Exterminate them by the shoe

  • Mosquitos can’t bite cats or dogs because they have fur.

    • Who said you man ,it bits I have done a research

  • I moved to Antarctica

  • Everyone pack your stuff and lets go to antartica 🤣😂

  • 2:56 African and Asian parents when their child doesn’t get A’s

  • apply cream that will help

  • When a mosquito bites me,i bite it back!🤓😈👿

  • I love summer, but sometimes i cant wait for winter . Dam Mosquito's!

  • Wait so if a mosquito bites someone with aids and bite another person...hmmmm omfg

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  • 2:53 Fnaf 3 sound effect

  • Are you sure boys are vegetarian? Because all the boys in my class hates vegetables :/

  • So after a mosquito bit me in my room, I squashed it against the wall with my book. Lets just say it was messy.

  • 💄

  • Smash then

  • Itching as I’m watching this

  • I eat them so I get my blood back


  • Goodknight,All out are of no use for me😅

  • I don’t notice

  • A mosquitos was on my pita so I wacked it off

  • Am I supposed to be proud that mosquitos likes my blood? Because it’s fresh (;.> wow no offense but can we make female mosquitoes extinct if it doesn’t affect something ?

  • mosquitos need your blood to make kids. So actually you're a mosquito's parents bc they have your DNA

  • Just that sound I always hear it before I go to sleep it gives me nightmares. Those little evil insects 😫

  • I eat a banana 🍌.. it’s natural repellent

  • Broooo I’m in Vietnam......🇻🇳

  • That’s why just clap your hands 👏

  • I burn Citronella Candles from Ann & William Candles.

  • I plate them flat

  • Only Females drinks blood . Huhh what does this remind me of

  • i become vampire

  • When I see a mosquito I pack my stuff go to the air port and go to another country

  • Fu mosquitoes

  • I just use mosquito spray because it makes you invisible to mosquitoes

  • Thank god there are pretty much no mosquitoes in Southern California

  • I squeezed all the liquid out of the hole the mosquito bit and the itching hurts

  • Ummm I have eczema

  • I cringed 10 times during the first 5 mins

  • I have a spider that lives I my room.Haven't seen mosquitoes for 2 years.Theres a solution lets get spiders.

  • mmmmmm, mosquito thicc

  • Welp time to move to antarctica.

  • To keep them away I nuke the area

  • My mosquito bites don't itch so I must be one of the rare people

  • Mosquitoes are afraid of me they don't touch me at all must leak as I don't leave the safety of my house and they always go for my sister not me

  • (MENACING) ゴ ゴ ゴ 🦟 ゴ ゴ ゴ