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Re: bug question

david, we have here in Maine what looks like a giant mosquito which is 
really a crane fly adults eat nothing although they look like they are 
always looking for food hovering everywhere.

Donna wrote:

>no idea what a mosquito hawk is.... but dragonflies here do not stay on walls... they are forever bussing around here.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: james singer
>>Sounds, ahem, like dragon flies. Also called mosquito hawks. Catching 
>>one may turn into a life-long holy grail.
>>And what do you mean, "Elect Bartles and James for President"? Who 
>>would vote for a couple of guys from Lodi [California, that is]? Except 
>>On Thursday, May 27, 2004, at 01:30 AM, David Franzman wrote:
>>>I have what is conceivably a dumb question about a very common insect. 
>>> We
>>>call them squito eaters.  Do they really eat mosquitoes and if so how 
>>>the heck
>>>can they catch one?  They seem to be the worlds worst flyers and look 
>>>as if
>>>they are hovering over walls trying to catch something that has landed 
>>>on the
>>>walls.  Can anybody tell me what is the story on these guys?
>>>Elect Bartles and James for President
>>>David Franzman
>>>A Touch of the Tropics
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>>Island Jim
>>Southwest Florida
>>Zone 10
>>27.0 N, 82.4 W
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