Mosquitos: The deadliest animal

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

This graphic from the Gates Foundation is from a few months ago, but it was just National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. The small illustrations in this case make the graphic. Although I'm interested in seeing those "wide error margins."

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