For ticks, researchers find lemur noses to be males only in Madagascar

Ticks have long been known to inhabit the noses of chimpanzees, presumably because the chimps aren’t able to pluck them off during grooming. Now scientists from Ohio State University, Duke University and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium report that ticks are also prevalent in the noses of endangered lemurs. Their findings appear in an article in the Journal of Medical Entomology. READ