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biting_mosquitoes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sometimes, the tiny vampires cover Alan Curtis’ legs in writhing black. Other times, only a few come for a nibble.
Most days of the year – usually during the halcyon colors of twilight – Curtis, a mosquito expert with the Indian River Mosquito Control District, treads out into the marshes in his shorts and stands scarecrow for what’s called a “landing count.”

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