These Ticks Can Survive For Years Without Eating, And Live to Nearly 30 Years of Age

When it comes to longevity and surviving extended amounts of time without food, the Argas brumpti┬áspecies of African tick is hard to beat, newly published research shows. Observed close-up in the lab over the course of 45 years by entomologist Julian Shepherd from Binghamton University in New York, some of these ticks have survived as … Read more