Ticks are making Lyme disease the first epidemic of climate change

This article discusses the impact that global warming is having on bugs, focusing on ticks because they are carriers of Lyme Disease.

The article should be put in the absolutely gross category, as it describes how a Maine moose herd is being decimated by ticks. A few years ago, a dead carcass would have 1,000-2,000 blood-sucking ticks on it, but these past few years, those numbers have increased to upwards of 100,000 (yes, 100,000) ticks on each moose. Imagine 100,000 ticks sucking your blood until you die!

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