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9th Apr 2021

SHORT: What's the Purpose of Ticks?

The truth is, the concept of a plant or animals purpose isn’t as cut and dry as many would like. This makes sense. People are always trying to determine their purpose, their deeper meaning, and trying to answer age old questions like “What’s the meaning of life?”. When we start looking outward, we start trying to apply that same thought logic, but that’s just not how life really works. This is a topic I will be sure to explore more in-depth in a future podcast episode devoted to this idea of purpose.

That being said, everything plays a role in its ecosystem. Yes, even ticks. So what are those roles? I’ll explain!

Read the transcript of the episode here

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The Wild Life
a show that tells nature's untold stories and wild secrets
The Wild Life is a show by two brothers: one, a Minnesota science teacher with a background in wildlife biology; the other, a space science student in Texas. The Wild Life blends science, nature, and the human experience through storytelling and interviews with earths experts---with a few detours!
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