Some articles on adult female, female, adult females:
... Fatalities resulting from a single engorged adult female tick are mostly reported in the young animals of the larger species and all ages and sizes of the pet species (dogs and cats) ... One adult female can kill four susceptible rats during engorgement ... Although it is not typical, an engorging adult female apparently can re-attach several times to different dogs ...
... The newly moulted adult female becomes increasingly active for the 1st 6–7 days and seeks a host ... After insemination by a male tick, or sometimes before, a female feeds on blood in order gain the nutrients for the egg mass to mature ... Adult females engorge for a period of 6–30 days, the time again being temperature dependent ...
... Adult female Stagmomantis limbata Adult female Stagmomantis limbata being fed to a Southern Alligator Lizard Adult female Stagmomantis limbata being fed to a Southern ...
Famous quotes containing the words female and/or adult:
“Here falling houses thunder on your head,
And here a female atheist talks you dead.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“Even though I had let them choose their own socks since babyhood, I was only beginning to learn to trust their adult judgment.. . . I had a sensation very much like the moment in an airplane when you realize that even if you stop holding the plane up by gripping the arms of your seat until your knuckles show white, the plane will stay up by itself. . . . To detach myself from my children . . . I had to achieve a condition which might be called loving objectivity.”
—Anonymous Parent of Adult Children. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Womens Health Book Collective, ch. 5 (1978)