How ticks find their hosts ~ by detecting animals´ breath & body odors, or by sensing body heat, moisture & vibrations. Some species can even recognize a shadow. Ticks pick a place to wait by identifying well-used paths. Then they wait for a host, resting on the tips of grasses & shrubs. Ticks can't fly or jump, but many tick species wait in a position known as "questing".

How ticks find their hosts ~ by detecting animals´ breath & body odors, or by sensing body heat, moisture & vibrations. Some species can even recognize a shadow. Ticks pick a place to wait by identifying well-used paths. Then they wait for a host, resting on the tips of grasses & shrubs. Ticks can't fly or jump, but many tick species wait in a position known as "questing".

Common Tick Species that Affect Dogs and Cats and disease they carry that can affect pet & you

Common Tick Species that Affect Dogs and Cats and disease they carry that can affect pet & you

Learn about the flea and tick life cycle in order to understand how easy infestation can occur

Learn about the flea and tick life cycle in order to understand how easy infestation can occur

Lyme disease is spreading faster than ever and humans are partly to blame - excellent article about tick life cycle

Why Lyme disease is utterly impossble to stop

Lyme disease is spreading faster than ever and humans are partly to blame - excellent article about tick life cycle

The tick life cycle. In some species, all stages take place on the same host. In others, the tick drops to the ground, molts and finds a new host.

How Ticks Work

The tick life cycle. In some species, all stages take place on the same host. In others, the tick drops to the ground, molts and finds a new host.

#Parasite Profile: Ticks Life cycle, hosts, disease transmission, symptoms, and prevention. #pethealth #huffanimal #ticks

#Parasite Profile: Ticks Life cycle, hosts, disease transmission, symptoms, and prevention. #pethealth #huffanimal #ticks

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