A swarm of mosquitos mobs truck on North Slope-- See the video here

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Published: Jul. 18, 2018 at 7:30 PM AKDT
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There is a joke in Alaska, that the state bird is the mosquito.

The bugs can be the bane of summer-- buzzing your ears on a camping trip, or the bites that swell up and itch so bad. This video could be a nightmare for some people.

Jeremy Goff works on the North Slope, a part of the state notorious for swarms of the pesky blood-sucking insects. Mosquitos cover the side of his work truck, crowd along the windows, and literally piled into corners.

They are a scourge to the herds of caribou that roam the grassy tundra as well as humans. it is estimated that there are about 17 trillion mosquitos in Alaska.