October 14, 2020

Ticks

This week Kate Shaw from the Strange Animals Podcast joins Paul to get really squicked out about ticks. Bleh.

Sources:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/10/health/tick-mosquito-repellant-nootkatone.html

https://entomologytoday.org/2018/01/16/up-close-look-tiny-sensory-pits-ticks-use-smell/

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/03/20/594922001/watch-how-a-tick-digs-its-hooks-into-you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_lz8hvkYVA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSbk9Vn5eCU

https://youtu.be/mTgcKPspE9s

https://www.newyorkupstate.com/news/2020/08/what-part-of-your-body-is-a-tick-mostly-likely-to-bite-upstate-study-has-the-answer.html

https://animals.howstuffworks.com/arachnids/tick5.htm

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170316112208.htm

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