What Would You Say Is The Most Dangerous Creature In Montana?

When it comes to animals that can kill you in Montana, there are lots to choose from.

The thing is, unless you're in their neck of the woods, you probably won't have an encounter with most of the animals you're thinking of.

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This Creature Is Responsible For More Deaths Worldwide Than Any Other

When it comes to this creature that we told you was coming back in February, they don't wait for you to visit them; they'll just make themselves at home in your backyard.

We're, of course, talking about the mosquito, which some estimate is responsible for almost 700,000 deaths a year.

Sadly, we can officially say they are in Montana, which, if you've spent time outdoors lately, you're fully aware of.

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Dengue Fever Has Been Reported In Montana

Most people associate death and mosquitoes with Malaria, or perhaps the West Nile virus.

One other deadly disease that mosquitoes can transmit is Dengue Fever, which, as you can see from the graphic above, has been reported by at least one person in Montana.

Also known as "bone break fever" due to it causing intense headaches, muscle and joint pain, high fevers, nausea, fatigue, severe abdominal pain, vomiting, and sometimes death, according to Pfizer.

Now that we know it's possible here in Montana, make sure to take the necessary steps to keep you and your family safe this summer.

The 8 Smells Montana Mosquitoes Hate The Most

Mosquito season is here and if you want to avoid Montana's most annoying pest, try wearing these 8 scents, which you can find just about anywhere.

Most of these can be found at your local grocery store.

Why do mosquitoes hate these scents so much? Most of them mess with the mosquito's sensory gland in its nose, which helps drive the pest off.

Story Source: Pest Pointers Website

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