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Mites and Ticks

They look like insects, but mites and ticks are related to spiders and scorpions. They're arachnids: 8-legged creatures with 2 body divisions, like spiders.

With more than 30,000 species, some feed on plants and others on warm-blooded creatures — including humans.

David Kendall
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