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Attribution © Franco Folini
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Associated observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

American dog tick Dermacentor variabilis

Observer

folini

Date

April 7, 2012 12:51 PM PDT

Description

Great pattern on his back! A male, according to BugGuide.
It jumped on my hand. To a dog tick I might look like a big dog.

If everybody is respecting the park rules (no-pets), this might come from a coyote.

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