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Giant Mosquitoes May Strike Florida

Giant Mosquitoes May Strike Florida
Posted March 12th, 2013 @ 1:27pm

(NEWSER– As if deadly sinkholes and Burmese pythonsweren't enough, now Florida may find itself contending with another summer of giant mosquitoes that pack a ferocious bite, LiveScience reports. Dubbed gallinippers, the quarter-sized mosquitoes hatch after a flood or rainstorm, and saw a bumper crop after Tropical Storm Debby struck Florida last summer. Now another rainy season could produce even more: "I wouldn't be surprised, given the numbers we saw last year," says an entomologist.


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