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I thought they only wanted blood – Wildflowers and Mosquitos

I was photographing this Butterweed (Packera glabella) for detail of the individual blossom (swatting at mosquitos that DID want my blood) when I noticed this mosquito enjoying the nectar of a nearby blossom.  I was intrigued; I didn’t know mosquitos sipped nectar.  Read the rest of the entry for a video.

Butterweed - Packera glabella by USWildflowers, on Flickr

Butterweed, Yellowtop – Packera glabella - with Asian Tiger Mosquito - Aedes albopicts

 

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