What Are Ticks Good For?

what are ticks good for

Ticks have a really bad image. They are parasites that suck blood from us and nearly any other creature they manage to get a hold on. On top of that, they can transmit many dangerous diseases. No wonder many people ask questions like “Why are they even there?” Or “What are ticks good for?” These … Read more

How Long Does A Tick Bite Last?

how long does a tick bite last

In comparison to a mosquito bite or a bee sting, in which the actual biting or stinging of the insects is quickly over, a tick bite takes much longer. And unlike a bee or wasp sting, which is immediately noticeable and can usually be very painful, the tick bite is painless and is hardly noticed. The … Read more

Tick Facts And Myths

tick facts and myths

There is a lot of false knowledge about ticks. Some have a little fact to it, others are just myths.  You hear myths like ticks fall from trees onto their victims, only forests workers are at risk or ticks can be removed with glue. True is: ticks can be quite dangerous because they can transmit … Read more

Ticks Anatomy, Feeding And Behaviour, Life Cycle

Ticks Anatomy, Feeding And Behaviour, Life Cycle

Ticks (Ixodida) belong to the order Acari, which is a group in the class of arachnids or in plain language, spiders. All tick species are blood-feeding ectoparasites that infested vertebrates as well as humans. Many types of ticks are important vectors of disease. Anatomy Of Ticks The body of a tick consists of two sections. … Read more

Flea Vs Tick- How Do They Differ?

Fleas Vs Ticks- How Do They Differ

Fleas and Ticks are the nightmares of every pet owner. Little annoying blood-sucking pests that not only bite our four-legged friends but can also transmit diseases. They are an all too common problem and you always need to think about preventing your pet not to get infested with fleas or ticks. Parasite infestation can easily … Read more