Huge News in Camp Comfort: Mosquitos Are Attracted to Certain Colors

February 14, 2022

You probably know that mosquitoes are primarily attracted to the carbon dioxide we exhale. Or if you didn’t know that, well, that’s why the little buggers follow you around. We can’t smell it, but they can, as you sit there at camp, exhaling, basically emitting the mosquito version of the smell of delicious fresh-baked bread all over the place.

But, new research shows, there’s a second-level attractor that might be what prompts the mosquito to bite you: specific colors. Adventure Journal