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NBP in the News: Mosquito Country

MOSQUITO COUNTRY: Kitikmeot may be having worst summer in 10 years for mosquitoes

By: Jeanne Gagnon
Northern News Services
Published Tuesday, August 2, 2011

NUNAVUT
Bzzzzt…. Some Nunavummiut are talking about how bad the mosquitoes are this summer, with residents in the Kitikmeot especially saying there are more, and bigger, mosquitoes than usual.

Joseph Quqqiaq in Taloyoak said he thinks this has been the worst year for mosquitoes in the past 10 years.

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You can click HERE to read the rest of the article, in which Terry Wheeler of McGill University is interviewed!

 

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What we’re up to

Moose: mobbed by merciless mosquitos.

Goose:   likin’ the lichen.

Kug: finding flies in fog.