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I think we can all agree ticks are pretty much the worst creatures

I think we can all agree ticks are pretty much the worst creatures



A tick on clothing for an article on Lyme disease

Ticks preserved in alcohol at the state Department of Environmental Protection laboratory in Susquehanna Township.

A bite from a tick, like this deer tick, started Matt Dawson's problems. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

These ticks were collected on forested land near Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Here's an engorged tick. Note it's the size of a small pea and shiny.

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Bugs are pretty much the worst thing about camping, right next to poison ivy. Ticks, more than any other insect, can be the most problematic.

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The Eastern Brown Snake (Pseudonaja textilis) and its relatives cause most of the bites and fatalities in Australia. David Williams, Author provided

A brown recluse's venom can cause ulcers and rotting skin, wounds

The Gottlieb family (Team Gottlieb) chose to partner with GLA, the leading nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and tick-borne disease through research ...

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Underneath an ultraviolet light, the fluorescent lines show positive tests for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

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An engorged tick removed from a host. Photograph: Astrid860/Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Oregon is home to more than 500 species of bees, wasps and yellow jackets, though you probably have more to fear from their absence than their presence.

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate student Emily Welch collects ticks by dragging a cloth across barberry bushes and forested ground near the ...

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