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Posted August 28. 2017 4:12PM

Blood-sucking ticks are killing huge numbers of moose, researchers say

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A deer tick infestation can drain a moose calf's blood supply in a matter of weeks. (File photo)

“They'll be on the moose in such large amounts, that the moose will literally scratch against trees and take the skin off,” said Wayne Derby, a master guide from Bethlehem, N.H.