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Why is that mosquitoes are attracted towards blood

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only female mosquitos feed on blood. they need the protein for making their eggs. they have heat sensitive eyes and sensors that can find carbon dioxide.

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It is just what they eat to survive.

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I think they're attracted to carbon dioxide (when we exhale). They feed on blood.

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why are we attracted to food?

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there are different kinds of food available??but why blood is being sucked
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That just happens to be what they survive on.

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