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engorged tick on bandicoot

engorged tick on bandicoot

One suggested standardized “shortcut” method for counting ticks on animal hosts is to examine the animal only around the head, neck, and ears, a common site for ticks to attach, as shown by this engorged tick on a long-nosed bandicoot. (Photo credit; Henry Lydecker, Ph.D.)

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