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dusky antechinus examined for ticks

dusky antechinus examined for ticks

A dusky antechinus (Antechinus swainsonii) being examined for ticks illustrates one complicating factor in counting ticks on animal hosts: Some animals are so small that handling one obscures most of its body from examination. (Photo credit; Henry Lydecker, Ph.D.)

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