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Rising temperatures in the Arctic may be good news for mosquitoes, which prosper with warmer weather.

Researchers said on Tuesday that increasing temperatures are enabling Arctic mosquitoes to grow more quickly and emerge sooner from their pupal stage, greatly expanding their numbers and menacing the caribou whose blood they suck.

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