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.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.