Dangers of Ticks and Ways to Prevent Tick Bites

Ticks are outdoor pests, settling on bodies of animals, birds, and in some cases on reptiles. Ticks are carriers of a variety of illnesses, such as Lyme disease.

Ticks are blood-feeding bloodsuckers that are usually discovered in tall grass where they will wait to attach to a passing host. A tick will do this by inserting its jaws and also feeding tube into the skin of the host. The jaws are covered with curved teeth and they also function as a hammer.

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Difference Between Fleas and Ticks

Without doubt the most common thing between ticks and fleas is that they both are blood-sucking parasites that target warm-blooded animals; their whole survival depends on hosts’ blood and blood alone. At the same time, fleas and ticks are very different. Let’s see the difference between fleas and ticks from various angles.

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