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Snakes Devour More Mosquito-Eating Birds

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 13 July 2013 - 10:47 AM

Many birds feed on mosquitoes that spread the West Nile virus, a disease that killed 286 people in the United States in 2012 according to the Centers for Disease Control. Birds also eat insects that can be agricultural pests.

However, rising temperatures threaten wild birds, including the Missouri-native Acadian flycatcher, by making snakes more active.

http://www.scienceda...30711135501.htm

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