DAVID M. PHILLIPS PH.D. / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID M. PHILLIPS PH.D. / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Western Deer Tick (Ixodes pacificus) or Western Black-legged Tick. The deer tick waits patiently on the edge of a leaf for its next host to come by, which might be you. Ticks can detect movement, heat, humidity and scent.
Model release not required. Property release not required.