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Ticks - The Scourge of Long Island by Ron Sineo

What’s small, some times too small to be seen with the eye, and lives off the blood of mammals? Ticks. These small, parasitic creatures feed off the blood of animals and humans and have been around for a long time. As a boy I remember many a conversation with my friends about ticks and chiggers. Who would have guessed that these tiny pests could have be come so dangerous. They are dangerous be cause they can spread dis ease. Various types of ticks in different regions of our country are responsible for transmitting some 8 or 9 recognized illnesses and diseases.

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