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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.5 June 1993

Ticks and Lyme Disease

By - John M Cameron

Most of us who spend our professional and leisure time wandering the hills and woods of Britain have had the experience of finding ticks on our skin after a day's outing. Until recently they were accepted, like midges, as little more than a nuisance and few people gave them a second thought after they had been removed. However, increasing concern about ticks and their role in transmitting Lyme disease has led to articles in various newspapers and magazines, some of which have been well researched while others have been, at best, misleading.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist