Tag Archives: Mosquito


Anopheles Gambiae

The photos show a 60x enlarged model of a mosquito. The mosquitos causes two to three million deaths per year by passing illnesses like malaria, yellow fever and dengue fever. That’s why they rank among the most dangerous animals in the world.

The temporary exhibition “PARASITES – LIFE UNDERCOVER” at the “Museum für Naturkunde Berlin” (Berlin Museum of Natural History) deals with the fascinating world of the parasites with their amazing survival strategies in connection with their host organism, but also the terrible diseases they pass.