Mosquitos not only bite to lay eggs, but also when they are thirsty
Mosquitos bite when they are thirsty - life science news

Mosquitos have been found not only to bite to get blood for the development of the eggs, but also when they are simply thirsty. Mosquitos that had not had access to water for three hours become more aggressive and start to bite, whereas mosquitos that had been drinking remained calm and did not bite. Researchers say that these observations are worrisome, because with rising global temperatures and expected droughts, mosquitos are more likely to come to humans to drink and spread diseases in the process.

Read the full story: University of Cincinnati
Scientific publication: Scientific Reports