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Ticked off by Ticks, Part 2 kulhanek.5 Thu, 04/09/2020 - 16:49

Tick Awareness is important.  In part 1, we covered the tick reports received that week: American Dog Tick and Deer Tick.  Today, we will dive deeper into other the other medically important tick, the Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum).  While I haven't received a report of them yet this year, don't count them out.

 

LONE STAR TICK

 

The Lone Star Tick, as other ticks, is a blood-feeding, parasitic, 8-legged arthropod.  Lone Star Tick gets its name from the...

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Ashley Kulhanek