Mosquitos—Are They Very Good?

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This is Ken Ham, author of the eye-opening best-selling book The Lie: Evolution.


God described His original creation as “very good.” Now living in a fallen world, it’s hard to imagine everything as “very good”—including mosquitos!

In our fallen world, they are pests. They can spread deadly diseases like malaria, yellow fever, and Zika. What good purpose could they possibly serve?

Well, mosquitos are excellent pollinators. They largely feed on nectar and spread pollen from plant to plant.

And not all mosquitos feed on blood. Males survive exclusively on plants and microbes. It is the females in some species that suck blood to get proteins for reproduction. Before the Fall, well, mosquitos were “very good.”

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