A Tick in the hand

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    Tick, a species of Ixodidae. Jarrahdale State Forest, Western Australia, November 2011.

    1. John Tann 30 months ago | reply

      One of several

    2. jeans_Photos 30 months ago | reply

      It can't bite you when you are holding it like this!! A wonderful series!

    3. HermannFalkner/sokol 29 months ago | reply

      But they don't bite immediately anyway - ticks are gourmets, they crawl all over the body and only bite where it suits them, where it is cosy and warm. :D

      (Great series! ;-)

    4. John Tann 29 months ago | reply

      Thanks Jean and Hermann. And for once my nails were clean...

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