Pennsylvania urged to watch pets, livestock for invasive tick first found in N.J.

July 31, 2018

The longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis in larval, nymph and adult stages. Hash marks denote scale in millimeters.

By Staff

Pennsylvania and New Jersey, which share the Delaware River as a border, also share something far less beneficial: potentially destructive invasive species.

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania officials urged residents to protect their livestock and pets after an invasive tick from Asia, which found its first U.S. home in New Jersey, was confirmed to have spread to the commonwealth.

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