This yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) can drink three times her body weight in blood in less than 3 minutes.

This yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) can drink three times her body weight in blood in less than 3 minutes.

A historically warm February followed by a March snowstorm devastated cherry blossoms, but it may not mean relief from the bugs of summer. And what about the Zika virus and local yellow fever mosquitoes that can transmit it? University of Maryland entomologist Mike Raupp –better known as “Bug Guy”– joins us to explain.

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  • Michael Raupp "Bug Guy" and Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland; @BugoftheWeek

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