This week on The Naturalist Bernie and Carol explain all the buzz around mosquitoes and other members in the order Diptera. Find out the only place in the world that mosquitoes don’t live and how Jurassic Park got its science wrong (hint: not all mosquitoes have to drink blood!). Later on in the show learn about why mosquitoes are such effective vectors for carrying infectious diseases, such as malaria and heart worms, and what is being done to control them. This episode was sponsored by The Barterhouse.

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