Winter ticks are responsible for New England’s moose massacres

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The changing autumn climate felt in recent years has proven deadly for moose populations in the North Eastern United States. A longer fall season and warmer winter weathers have caused winter tick populations to thrive at the expense of their majestic hosts. Experts who have been alarmed by the unfolding ravage on New England moose warn “we’re sitting on a powder keg” as calf survival has fallen to an all-time low of 30 percent while blighted adults – barely recognizable from the onslaught – are… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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