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Title: A Visit to Florida's Mosquito Man
Url: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4801962
Publisher: National Public Radio (U.S.)
Description: This radio broadcast features an interview with George O'Meara, the world's foremost expert on mosquitoes, who studies mosquito biology and dispenses fun facts (such as: only female mosquitoes bite). There are descriptions of the most aggressive mosquito species, how to tell female mosquitoes from males, and a discussion of landing rates of mosquitoes in the Everglades National Park. The clip is 5 minutes and 30 seconds in length.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Animal culture -- Beneficial insects and insect culture -- Other insects, A-Z -- Mosquitoes
Science -- Geology -- Paleozoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Hexapoda. Insects -- Systematic divisions, A-Z -- Diptera (Flies, midges, mosquitoes)
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Insects -- Diptera (Flies) -- Systematic divisions. By family -- Culicidae (Mosquitoes)
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Insects -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Biology -- Insects
Biology -- Species
Date Issued: 2005-08-16
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: NPR
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 10
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
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