Why Are There More Ticks Every Year?

Why Are There More Ticks Every Year

A changing climate has widespread ramifications for human health. Heatwaves, extreme weather, crop failure, and wildfire all threaten human communities. Our ecosystems are changing rapidly as a result. Perhaps most insidious, however, is the incredible effect warming temperatures have on the populations of pests. From locusts to mosquitoes, our most damaging pests will be able … Read more

Brown Dog Tick

The brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) or kennel tick is like all ticks a blood-sucking parasite that can transmit dangerous diseases to its host. The Brown Dog Tick originates from North Africa but has spread throughout the world and is now in fact the most widespread tick in the world. The species will probably continue … Read more

Where Are Ticks Commonly Found

where are ticks commonly found

Ticks are commonly found all over the world where there are suitable host species. The occurrence of the different species depends on the availability of their respective hosts and on environmental factors such as temperature and air humidity. Most tick species have one or more preferred hosts but can also suck blood from other hosts … Read more

Common Ticks And Their Preferred Hosts

Guide To Common Ticks

Ticks (Ixodida) are tiny parasitic arachnids that are found all over the world. They prefer warm, humid habitats. Around 900 tick species are known worldwide. All species are blood-sucking ectoparasites that seek out vertebrates as hosts, including humans. Many types of common ticks are carriers of dangerous diseases and infect tens of thousands of people … Read more

What Eats Ticks?

what eats ticks

Plants and animals are linked by complex food webs and food chains. At the beginning are the plants as Producers. Only they can produce their own food from water and carbon dioxide with the help of sunlight. They are the food base for all living beings. Animals cannot make their own food, they are Consumers, … Read more