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Another tick-borne disease to worry about

Authorities don’t know how many Norwegians have been infected with the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis.

Ticks kill sheep

Predator attacks are not the only explanation for high lamb mortality in Norway. Ticks are also on the list of suspects.

Fungus kills ticks

Ticks may be facing a dangerous fate. Researchers are hoping to determine whether fungus can kill ticks in sheep pastures. This would also benefit future hikers.

Breeding 3,000 new ticks

Rare pictures show a tiny male tick mating with an enormous female bulging with blood.