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Potentially Deadly Tiger Mosquitoes Begin to Feed in New Jersey

by , 07/02/13
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New Jersey residents may have made it through Cicadapocalypse 2013 unscathed, but now they’re facing an even scarier foe – the Asian tiger mosquito. Named for their distinctive stripes and ability to hang onto your flesh even when you try to swat them away, the pesky insect is known to carry diseases like West Nile virus. If you think you’ve seen them in your area, click here for some ways to avoid helping them breed.

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