What Is A Tick And What Do Tick Bites Look Like?

what is a tick

Ticks belong to the spider family  (arachnids) as you can see on the eight legs of an adult tick. Insects only have six legs and many species have wings too. There are over 800 species of ticks known worldwide. Ticks are ectoparasites (living on instead of inside a host). They do bite a host animal – … 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