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Winter ticks killing moose at alarming rate

Winter ticks killing moose at alarming rate

Researchers have found that the swell of infestations of winter ticks -- which attach themselves to moose during the fall and feed throughout the winter -- is the primary cause of an unprecedented 70 percent death rate of calves over a three-year period.
Tags: animals - epidemics / pandemics, animals - insects - ticks, animals - moose, countries - canada
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