Drhoz! (drhoz) wrote in wtf_nature,
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Ix come from the land Down-Under

Ha! We Australians mock your feeble American ticks. Rocky Mountain spotted fever? Tularemia? Our ticks don't need no steenking microbes to kill you dead, they can do it all by themselves.

Ladies & Gentlemen, allow me to introduce to you...

Ixodes holocyclus, the Paralysis Tick

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Tags: arachnid, arthropod, australia, illness, mites, parasite, toxic
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