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Tick Talk with Zach Schumm

Black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, can carry Lyme disease.
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Black-legged ticks, also known as deer ticks, can carry Lyme disease.

Zach Schumm an arthropod diagnostician in the Department of Biology at Utah State University. Chris and Nell speak with Schumm about ticks. In Utah the American dog tick and Rocky Mountain wood tick are the most commonly encountered species and are starting to become most active right now.

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.
Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.