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Limburger cheese attracts flies why?


Published: 4 Mar 2013

Because it smells like feet: Joe Schwarcz

Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes are attracted to Limburger cheese? Probably not. It's because the cheese has the fragrance of sweaty feet! And for mosquitoes, that scent is ambrosia because it signals the possibility of a blood meal.
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