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Why do gnats fly together above the lawn?


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2007-10-07 15:44:25
2007-10-07 15:44:25

See this link: It is usually called a mating swarm. The males are searching for females to mate with. Many people confuse mosquito swarms with gnat swarms because they look similar at a distance.


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