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

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 To Remove A Tick From A Person

how to remove a tick from a person

Spending a lot of time outdoors in nature then it can, despite all the precautions, happen that you get bitten by a tick. When bitten, it is most important to remove a tick as soon as possible to lower the risk of the transfer of dangerous viruses of bacteria. How To Remove A Tick From … Read more

Tick Myths and Misconceptions

There is a lot of false knowledge around about ticks. Some have a little fact to it, others are just Myth.  You hear myth 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

What Are Ticks And How Does A Tick Bite Look

what are ticks, what repels ticks

Ticks belong to the family of spiders (arachnids), an adult tick has 8 legs. Insects have 6 legs and may have wings too. There are over 800 species of ticks known worldwide. Ticks are ectoparasites (living on instead of inside a host). They need to feed on the blood of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles and … Read more