Moose die-off: 100,000 ticks on just one moose, is Lyme disease culprit?

This is just so scary and so sad. When is this country going to wake up and realize its not just deer that carry the ticks, small animals, large and now these poor Moose are suffering too.

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Excerpted from the Examiner.com: (10/15/2013)

Moose die-off, this is a term that is not going away anytime soon as moose are disappearing at an alarming rate across North America. This moose-die off is seen in several northern states were ticks are prevalent and according to the N.Y. Times on Oct. 14, moose have been found with over 100,000 ticks on them.

According to the Northern Wild website, moose are testing positive for Lyme disease.While climate change is considered a variable in the moose-die off, it is also a factor in the amount of ticks you will find during any given year. Ticks thrive when the weather is warmer.

The winter tick is one of several types of ticks found on animals in the wild, and according to the website, Moose in Minnesota, this state is one of the states seeing the moose die-off, the moose population are…

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