Ticks are small, “spider-like creatures” whch feed on the blood of birds and mammals, including humans, They vary in size, usually between 1 mm to 1cm long and they have either six or eight legs.
They can be found anywhere there is wildlife, usually in woodland and moorland areas, and are particularly common between March and October.
The most common tick is the sheep or deer tick.
They do not fly or jump but climb on to animals or humans as they brush past.
Ticks can spread different diseases for example Lyme disease, some of which can cause serious illness in both humans and animals.
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