Here’s Why A Swarm of Mosquitoes Circles Over Your Head
Have you ever observed the near-orchestra buzzing of mosquitoes swarm above your head? Did you try to find out why these
Rich Pollack, a public health entomologist, has revealed , "If it is a
However, Pollack didn't overlook other possibilities. He said that it may be that the mosquito is a male and it is a known fact that male mosquitoes cannot bite. According to him, "They can, for reasons that are not obvious, detect and respond to changing
If we tell you that male mosquitoes often form 'mating swarms' above your head, will you believe us? Well, Pollack also revealed that male mosquitoes "select a prominent feature of the landscape, be it a tall tree, a boulder or a person, and then flit above it. Usually, that object is inanimate and the swarm fixed in location." And whenever a female mosquito encounters such a swarm, it's likely seized and impregnated by the most robust, clever, or lucky male present in the swarm.
So the next time you notice a