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Lyme Disease in Deer

There has never been a documented case of a human contracting Lyme disease through the handling or consumption of venison. Learn more.

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Reflections

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"Reflections" for the August 1997 Missouri Conservationist.

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Ticks

Three species are most commonly encountered in Missouri.
Some of the most problematic animals in Missouri, ticks drink the blood of humans and other mammals. The idea of blood-sucking parasites is hideous enough, but ticks are known carriers of serious, sometimes deadly diseases. Learn more about these large mites and how to protect yourself from their bites.

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Tips for avoiding tick-borne illness

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A few simple precautions can dramatically reduce the potential for infection.

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