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Date: 12/16/2004


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How do ticks hibernate?


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Ticks actually do not hybernate. They stay attached to a host, like a fox or deer, feeding off of their blood and staying warm while riding on the hosts body. If the temperature is 45 F or higher in the winter, ticks can be found active on the ground. Colder winters kill off more ticks because they can only survive with a host.

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