Ectoparasites on Rodents – Rats.

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A Rat in a trap. It is euthanized as per AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals

The Rat is laid on a table for basic identification and measurements.
The ears are being examined for Ectoparasites
The collected ectoparasites are being put in 70% Alcohol for short-term preservation.
More collections being done.
Transferring the parasites to 70% Alcohol.

Ticks – through the Foldscope.

Ticks – through the Foldscope.
Ticks – through the Foldscope.
Ticks – through the Foldscope.
Ticks – through the Foldscope.
Ticks – through the Foldscope.

Ticks – through the Foldscope.

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