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How much blood can mosquitoes drink?

August 13 2018

B. 3 TIMES THEIR WEIGHT

Yikes! Mosquitoes can drink 3x their weight in blood. That's a lot for them, but the good thing is that an average adult from 150 to 180 pounds will contain approximately 4.7 to 5.5 liters (1.2 to 1.5 gallons) of blood.

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