Where found: Throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada.
Transmits: Powassan disease.
Comments: Also called woodchuck ticks. All life stages feed on a variety of warm-blooded animals, including groundhogs, skunks, squirrels, raccoons, foxes, weasels, and occasionally people and domestic animals.
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