Tick - New to Virginia
08/07/2012 15:39 by Leisa Mullen
The migrant blood-suckers were first detected here in 1965. But in research just published, ODU scientists say Gulf Coast ticks have established permanent, self-sustaining populations near the Great Dismal Swamp in Chesapeake and Suffolk, and around Back Bay in Virginia Beach - and perhaps in Portsmouth, too.
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