Rocky Mountain Wood Tick

Feeds on: This species of tick will feed on pretty much anything it encounters, including horses, domestic cattle, wild goats and sheep, coyotes, porcupines, rabbits, grizzly bears, deer, moose, marmots, squirrels, various bird species, dogs, and humans.

Pathogens transmitted: Carries tularaemia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (Rickettsia rickettsii), Colorado tick fever, Powassan Virus, and causes tick paralysis.

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