How Ticks Hide in Plain Sight From Predatory Fire Ants

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Though tick populations tend to decrease in areas where predatory ants are present, a new study reveals that it’s not because the ants prey on the ticks. In fact, predatory ants such as fire ants ignore ticks completely.

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