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iVillage: 10 Ways to Keep Mosquitos Out of Your Yard

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Add Mosquito-Eating Species to Your Environment - With Caution

If you’ve got a pond, adding fish like bluegills, minnows, green sunfish, and gambusia can help control mosquitos in water. It’s also true that bats and purple martins are mosquito-eaters, but the effort to attract them to your garden may not be worth it. Even if a bat can catch hundreds of mosquitos in an hour, there are still millions or even billions of mosquitos in a certain area, Sanchez explains.

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