Spring is a glorious time to be outdoors. The gobblers are starting to strut like they really mean it, spring bass are biting, and we’re finally not cooped up inside left with nothing to do but stare out the window and long for warmer weather. But, with all the goodness that comes with spring, comes a nasty parasite with a mouth full of hooks just waiting to get a drink of your blood.

Yes, we’re talking about ticks, and many of you in differing parts of the country have likely already had an encounter of some sort with one this year.

So, have you ever caught yourself wondering what it is that makes removing these grotesque parasites so difficult? Well, wonder no more. Because the video below shows exactly how the mouth of a tick works, and yes, it is as disgusting and terrifying as you might imagine. . .

If you’re up for it, here’s the video for you to watch:

And there’s just one more reason to hate ticks!

This is one of those videos that grabs your attention, and despite your best efforts, won’t let you look away. But, knowledge is power in this situation, and if you happen to find one of these creepy crawlers on your skin, you’ll now know the proper way to remove it.

Image is a screenshot from the YouTube video

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