Mosquito Sounds

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What Do Mosquitoes Sound Like?

Adult mosquitoes have thin legs, and females use a mouth part called a “proboscis” to draw blood from humans and animals. They are most active from dusk to dawn, when they can fly up to 14 miles for a meal. Mosquitoes make a whining sound instead of a buzz.

Listen to Mosquito Noises

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