‘Don’t kill mosquitoes, they need blood to feed their kids’ – Animal-rights activist




Aymeric Caron believe and confirms folks ought to let the insects bite them as a result of they’re trying to nourish their future children.
He said that killing mosquitoes is “embarrassing for anti-specists who realise they’re being attacked by a mother making an attempt to nourish her kids,” according to the independent.
Aymeric Caron, who is additionally a French TV presenter, says the insects suck human blood to get protein for his or her eggs and may not be swatted within the process.
Anti-specists are people that argue that every one species ought to be treated equally.
Mr. Caron, who describes himself as an anti-specist, says he continually permits himself to be bitten by mosquitoes, except in Africa, where there’s a risk of catching malaria.
In a video, he said: “One will think about that a blood donation from time to time to an insect who is just making an attempt to nourish her kids isn’t a drama.”

But British animal protection staff have aforesaid his comments are “a step too far” and “an unhelpful distraction”.

Caron conjointly said it had been better to use natural mosquito repellents like citronella, lavender oil or garlic, to clean often and avoid using perfumes



Toni Vernelli, the United Kingdom head of animal-welfare group Animal Equality, aforesaid she would draw the road at “parasites that carry malaria and kill a lot of individuals a year”.
“For most of the people, this can be a step too way and a distraction. It’s unhelpful in making an attempt to teach folks concerning the suffering of animals in factory farms, and is unrelated to animal welfare campaigns,” she said.
The World Health Organization reports that there have been 219 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2017, and 435,000 deaths.