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What Do Ticks Look Like and What’s the Best Way to Remove Them?

It is that time of year where pesky parasites come out into the long grasses of Australian forest and bush areas waiting to latch onto their next animal or human host. The topic of ticks can be one to scare and leave you feeling uneasy, however it is important to know more about these creatures, how to identify them and safely remove them from both you and your pets,  as some can paralyse and be fatal. To find out more about the insects we were joined by Professor of Parasitology at the University of Queensland, Stephen Barker. 

 

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