Ticked off by Ticks, Part 2
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...