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Mosquitoes -- master hunters and great lovers. It may be difficult to imagine mosquitoes as anything other than master pests, but if we could look into those deep compound eyes maybe we can gain an understanding or beat them at their own game.

Most of the interesting tidbits on this list helped scientists discover ways of fighting diseases spread by mosquitoes without causing permanent damage to Mother Nature. Believe it or not, mosquitoes have undergone millions of years of trial and error and will not simply disappear after a massive DEET attack. Here are a few facts about mosquitoes that may surprise you -- and may also bring you one step closer to understanding the little critter everyone loves to hate.

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