He turned his big head slowly, and over his shoulder gave a haughty oblique stare to the ponderous marble timepiece with the sly, feeble tick
Her capacity of definition might be easily stated at a very low figure, her mathematical knowledge at nothing; yet he was not sure that if he had been required, for example, to tick
her off into columns in a parliamentary return, he would have quite known how to divide her.
Now, old 'un,' proceeded Fledgeby, when he had had his laugh out, 'you'll buy up these lots that I mark with my pencil--there's a tick
there, and a tick
there, and a tick
there--and I wager two-pence you'll afterwards go on squeezing those Christians like the Jew you are.
When I had no more ticks
to make, I folded all my bills up uniformly, docketed each on the back, and tied the whole into a symmetrical bundle.
The woods are lovely, but you daren't go near them because of the ticks
Twenty-nine percent of the neotropical ticks
tested positive for Rickettsia species, including Rickettsia parkeri, a pathogen that causes a disease similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which can be life-threatening in humans bitten by an infected tick
collection was performed for 4 days during the first week of each month between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm; different sites were used for each collection.
are found in redwood habitats at lower densities than oak woodland, but they are consistently present and harbor both the newly-recognized tick
-borne pathogen, Borrelia miyamotoi, which causes tick
-borne relapsing fever, and Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme disease.
can feed for five to seven days before dropping off.
Bristol University and MSD Animal Health are carrying out the Big Tick
fever or ehrlichiosis is a tick
-borne disease in dogs that occurs worldwide.
Changes in climate may also alter the geographic distribution of tick
vectors, and in turn, cause a change in the currently recognized demographic patterns, seasonality, and incidence of TBDs.