The male mosquitoes being flown in are fed a natural bacteria which sterilizes them. Their job is to go find females, mate, then the egg dies. In theory, the local mosquito population should decrease over time. What do you think?

Zika fight: Bacteria-laden mosquitoes unleashed in Florida to combat virus

Zika fight: Bacteria-laden mosquitoes unleashed in Florida to combat virus

World's largest mosquito factory has been breeding bacteria-infected male mosquitoes. They can sterilize eggs after mating with the female and thus block the spread of epidemics such as Zika and Dengue.

World's largest mosquito factory has been breeding bacteria-infected male mosquitoes. They can sterilize eggs after mating with the female and thus block the spread of epidemics such as Zika and Dengue.

Male Mosquitoes Trigger Egg Production on The Scientist

Mosquitoes Modified to Create Only Male Offspring Could Help Eradicate Malaria Ace Exterminators

Only female mosquitoes bite humans and animals; males feed on flower nectar.-- I hate those blood-sucking females!!... Lol!

I live in Georgia and I just got a mosquito bite .swelled up like a balloon and its only April. Only female mosquitoes bite humans and animals; males feed on flower nectar.

Zika virus: Mass sterilize the male mosquitoes - CNN.com

Zika virus: Mass sterilize the male mosquitoes - CNN.com

Could a mass release of sterile male mosquitoes be the answer to stopping the spread of Zika?

Bacteria genes offer new strategy for sterilizing mosquitoes

Bacteria genes offer new strategy for sterilizing mosquitoes

nice Micro organism genes be offering new technique for sterilizing mosquitoes

Summer is here. Let's appreciate Good Guy Male Mosquito

Summer is here. Let's appreciate Good Guy Male Mosquito - FunSubstance

Genetically modified mosquitoes fight dengue fever

Genetically modified mosquitoes fight dengue fever

5 facts you need to know about the giant mosquitoes invading Florida!

Culex (Mosquito) Antennae  The male mosquito has large bushy antennae, which he uses to listen for the buzz of a potential mate. He responds only to the humming frequency given by a female of the same species and will fly in the direction of the sound to mate with her. Male mosquitoes do not bite, but feed on plant juices and flower nectar. Only female mosquitoes bite animals and require a blood meal.

Culex (Mosquito) Antennae The male mosquito has large bushy antennae, which he uses to listen for the buzz of a potential mate. He responds only to the humming frequency given by a female of the same.

Mosquito trap with sound-lure attached.  Sex sells when it comes to luring male mosquitoes, a new study has found. Researchers set out to make a cheap and effective audio lure for scientists collecting male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes -- the species that carries dengue and yellow fever. They found a tone of precisely 484 Hertz, the frequency of a female Aedes aegypti's wings, brought 95 percent of male mosquitoes to the trap.

Love hertz: Researchers find the perfect pitch to attract male mosquitoes

Mosquito trap with sound-lure attached. Sex sells when it comes to luring male…

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