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(Miami Herald)   It took sixteen hours, but 26,000 mosquitoes were trapped and subsequently killed for science or something   ( miamiherald.com) divider line
    More: Florida, Mosquito, single mosquito trap, Malaria, Mosquito control, Tampa, Florida, Hernando County Mosquito, Hernando County, Florida, Hurricane Irma  
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2017-10-02 11:21:41 AM  
2 votes:
Count von Count is going to have a busy day, it seems.

/Ah ah ah twenty six thousand mosquito corpses ah ah ah
2017-10-02 01:54:09 AM  
2 votes:
So what have we learned today? Don't go near Florida in the summer?
2017-10-02 03:36:19 PM  
1 vote:

NotARocketScientist: Nogale: DNRTFA, but I'm always in favor of killing mosquitoes.

I'm generally a live and let live person, but mosquitoes should be killed whenever possible.

Question is, if this large a number is killed on a constant basis, what happens to everything that feeds on them? Wouldn't that likely have a further ecological impact of making their food supply smaller? I'd think the impact down the food chain would be pretty huge.
2017-10-02 11:50:35 AM  
1 vote:
My job this summer was the count mosquitos trapped in my state. Luckily our biggest trap was only about 8 thousand.
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2017-10-02 06:39:22 AM  
1 vote:
So... a street value of $2.25 million?   Cop/scientist math.
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