Insect Repellent for your Bug-Out Bag?

When bugging out becomes a reality, being equipped with proper supplies could make a big difference! In most scenarios, get ready to spend excessive time outdoors with biting mosquitoes around. Why a Bug-Out Bag (BOB)? It’s important...

Where Do Mosquitoes Go in the Winter?

Surely you have already noticed that every year, mosquitoes reappear in early spring and come to bother us until the end of summer and sometimes even until the beginning of autumn and disappear once winter...

The Best Way to Protect Your Feet and Legs from Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes adore our feet for several reasons and the smell is one of them. To avoid getting eaten alive by mosquitoes, countless solutions exist to protect your feet, ankles and legs. Whether in the middle...

PARA'KITO Worldwide Presence

PARA'KITO® products can be found all around the world and are available at a wide range of retailers including many independent pharmacies, outdoor and health food stores.

Where are the common ticks found in the US?

Ticks are external parasites, living by feeding on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are not insects, although they are often mistaken for them. Ticks are actually classified as arachnids,...

Mosquitoes Can Detect Carbon Dioxide From 75 Feet Away

Carbon dioxide, which humans and other animals produce, is the key signal to mosquitoes that a potential blood meal is near. Mosquitoes have developed a keen sensitivity to CO2 in the air. Once a female senses CO2...

Only Female Mosquitoes Bite

Mosquitoes mean nothing personal when they take your blood. Female mosquitoes need protein for their eggs, and must take a blood meal in order to reproduce. Since males don't bear the burden of producing young,...

How To Say Mosquito In 36 Languages

Find out how to say Mosquito in at least 36 languages: Afrikaans (muskiet), Arabe (al-Ba'oudha), Chinois (wenzhi), Croate (komarac), Tchèque (komar), Danois (myg), Néerlandais (mug), Anglais (mosquito), Finnois (hyttynen), Français (moustique), Allemand (Mücke), Grec (kounoupi), Hawaïen...

What is Zika Virus?

Zika is the name of a forest in Uganda where the virus was discovered in 1947(1) (2). This virus is from the same family as dengue and yellow fever. After raising in Africa in the...