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Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Original post made on Oct 18, 2013

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according to the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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Posted by bobgnote
a resident of Mountain View
on Oct 18, 2013 at 1:21 pm

I reccommend getting a couple of cheap racketball rackets, for use, as swatters. All a swatter need do is nick a skeeter, with the strings, and the wounds will prove fatal, to Ms.Bug.

BTW, the females are the biters, which need a blood meal, to reproduce, so don't let 'em get your juice.

I carry a tennis racket, a lot of the time, so if I think little buzzards are out and about, it's time for some racket head-speed drills.


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Posted by Que Pasa
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm

So exactly where did these mosquitoes come from, if not Egypt, and how did they get here?


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