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Monday, June 20, 2005

Killer Mozzies

Australian scientists are warning that an invasion of incredibly annoying proportions is on the verge of hitting mainland Australia. As reported by the Sunday Mail, the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) has been found on several islands in the Torres Strait, and are likely to enter Southern Australia if steps are not taken to prevent it. Bonus points to the Sunday Mail for printing the disgusting photo of a blood-engorged mosquito feeding on a human. Bleah.

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