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What is the longest observed lifespan of a mosquito, especially of the species Anopheles arabiensis? Mean lifespan calculations for Anopheles arabiensis range from 14 days (Karoki, 2013)* to 21 days (Yamada et al. 2014)** *This Masters thesis tests efficacy of different drugs against An. arabiensis, 14 days is the mean control lifespan. **These An. ...


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No and no. I'm not sure what is a "natural cause" in this context, but if it's cardiac arrest caused by age-related dystrophy of the cardiac muscles, then no, there is no suffering, at least not universally: Since age-related dystrophy hits all parts of the body, it's likely preceded by increasing amounts of bed rest, leading to quietly drifting off into ...


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Check out the sources of Wikipedia article: the mortality rate is up to 4%. The main causes of "immediate" death in penetrating trauma are shock (low blood pressure due to external/internal hemorrhage, especially arterial hemorrhage), pneumothorax, penetrating heart injury (with resultant hemopericardium) and other less frequent causes. The same causes ...



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