Why do mosquitos bite some people but not others?

Answer Mosquitoes have very sensitive receptors located on their antenna. The can easily smell carbon dioxide in humans.

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Why do some people get bitten by Mosquitos and others dont?

I was under the impression that they were attracted by smell especially smelly feet. Me and my kids get bitten all the time and we have REALLY SMELLY FEET!

Mosquito Bites, Why do mosquito's bite some people but not others?

Mosquitoes bite some people more than others mainly because of your blood - type. Peoples blood smells different to mosquitoes and other disease carrying insects. Scientists believe that your blood... Read More »

Why do bugs bite certain people and not others?

When I lived in Florida I discovered that the mosquitoes were attracted to my perfume, hair spray and scented deodorant. When I was going to be outside I wore unscented deodorant and did not wear h... Read More »

Why don't mosquitos bite me ?

Youre complaining?Its the female Mosquito that does the biting and they use a combination of body heat (to sense where the blood passes close under the skin) and smell.IF you eat a lot of garlic or... Read More »