[ExI] will raise bugs for food

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 08:56:43 UTC 2010

On 8/5/10, spike  wrote:
> I never did find out if a mosquito will bite a tick.

In theory, maybe. In practice, very, very unlikely. Just say No.

The tick got the blood from a live human, animal or bird.
The mosquito's sensors would be swamped by all these delicious humans,
animals and birds full of warm blood. It wouldn't even notice the

The female mosquito proboscis (only females bite) is designed to go
into soft mammal flesh, so anything with a hard shell (tick?) would be

See: <http://www.howstuffworks.com/mosquito.htm>


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