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  1. Polls and Surveys
    i just read about a tick whose bite can make you allergic to meat! http://io9.com/5981332/the-tick-that-can-make-you-a-vegetarian to be fair birds and fish are still ok but that evil little bastard can make you unable to eat bacon, steak, or bacon wrapped steak! KILL IT! KILL IT WITH FIRE!!!
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Damn ticks. I live in red zone for ticks, means there's high chance for diseases like borreliosis and meningitis. In worst case you can end on a wheelchair. Every year i hear of someone from my town who is affected by it and to no surprise because at the right spot i can 'collect' +10 ticks in...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I am wondering about all you guys who go into the woods, do you worry about ticks and particularly about lyme disease? what can you do to prevent getting bit, if anything?
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    ID this tick. I found it attached to my leg after a short hiking trip on the deer lease; it was attached to my left calf. The tick was safely removed with the head intact.
  5. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Tick Removal With Tweezers Every field first aid kit should have a pair of fine pointed tweezers. These special tweezers serve a dual purpose roll - they are good for removing small splinters and for tick removal. It is very important that the tick not be crushed while being removed. If the...
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Went on a little hiking trip today (videos will be posted later). When I got home I felt something crawling under my shirt. I reached over my shoulder, pinched what ever it was, had my wife take my shirt off and went to the sink.
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