These 4 Insanely Deadly Summer Ticks Could Ruin Your Summer

Montana makes up for it's long and harsh winter by having some of the best outdoor activities to partake in during the summer.

Sadly with the warm weather also comes bugs and that means you need to be on the lookout for ticks.

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A magnifying glass over a tick

Check Out Some Of These Facts About Ticks In Montana

Did you know that ticks don't have eyes? They also can't fly either.

I always had thought that they would wait in trees and then fall out of them when you'd walk underneath or near them.

In reality they sit and wait until you pass by to latch on and begin to feed on you or your pets.

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The 4 types of ticks to avoid in Montana

While Rare These Ticks In Montana Can Spread Disease

Those 4 ticks in the picture above are responsible for some diseases that if not taken care of soon enough will result in death.

Those diseases include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Tularemia, Colorado tick fever, Tick-borne relapsing fever, and Lyme disease.

Thankfully the instances of these happening are rare but it's still something to be cautious about when outdoors in Montana.

Check out some of the best ways to prevent ticks this summer by taking the precautions listed in the gallery below.

KEEP READING: Tips To Prevent Ticks This Summer In Montana

You do not want to mess with ticks. Keep them as far away from you as possible. Now, that doesn't mean don't ever go outside! That would be ridiculous. Here are some tips to help prevent you from getting bit by a tick and risking Lyme Disease. Follow these Tick Tips to keep you, your loved ones, and your fur babies safe this summer!

Gallery Credit: Cort Freeman

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