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How Mosquitoes Use Six Needles to Suck Your Blood

Season 3 Episode 5 | 2m 55s

Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into our skin, tap a blood vessel and sometimes leave a dangerous parting gift.

Aired: 07/13/16

Rating: NR

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