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Mounting a defense

Itch, itch! Scratch, scratch! That can mean only one thing — it’s mosquito season in Arkansas and a blood-sucking fiend has sunk its proverbial teeth into you. She didn’t actually bite you (yes, only female mosquitoes “bite” ) — she used her straw-like mouth to pierce your skin with her proboscis.

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