A Close-Up View of a Mosquito's Terrifying 6-Needle Bite
Just in time for summer, here’s a close-up view of the nightmare coming for you at every barbecue, outdoor movie night, and sweaty porch evening. Mosquitos, those deadly, pesky bloodsuckers, are even more terrifying up close, as this 4K video from San Francisco–based PBS station KQED shows. A mosquito bite isn’t a bite like anything you’d imagine: There are six different needle-like stylets that pierce the skin, including two bearing tiny, super-sharp teeth that saw through skin. Watch the process above.
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