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New Yorkers brace for self-cloning Asian longhorned tick

A Columbia University study maps out the increase and spread of the Asian longhorned tick, a new species identified last summer in Westchester and Staten island. What’s particularly alarming is that the tick is notorious for its ability to quickly clone itself through asexual reproduction, or reproduce sexually, laying 1,000-2,000 eggs at a time.

Source: New Yorkers brace for self-cloning Asian longhorned tick

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