A Tick Whose Bite Can Cause Lifelong Food Allergies Has Been Spotted In Texas

There are several different species of ticks in Texas that carry diseases, but the lone star tick just might be the worst of them all. Found in the eastern portion of the state, this tiny insect has a bite that can cause lifelong meat allergies. We Texans love our meat, so staying vigilant while hiking is of utmost importance.

Have you ever seen a lone star tick? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article to learn more about ticks in Texas.