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Mosquitoes

Repellent against mosquitoes


Mosquitoes breed optimally in stagnant water, there are mosquitoes in Costa Rica, especially in the rainy season and low wetland. The best protection against mosquitoes of any kind is a long dress and lightest skin exposed to a good insect repellent (Autan, Ben's Citronela, C-Van, E.G, Evergreen, Off, Zanzarin and so on), You can buy these repellents in many supermarkets or pharmacies.

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found the mosquitoes feel the breath of a person from a distance of 10-50 meters, between 5 and 15 meters that people look visually and at a distance of one meter, body heat is perceived to find a suitable place to sting.


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