Image Number K5442-8
After a 36-year campaign, cattle fever ticks were finally declared
eradicated from the United States in 1943. Today, the only remaining area where
these ticks are found is a narrow strip of land along the Texas-Mexico border
that has been quarantined ever since 1938. These cattle are going through a tick
treatment bath at an APHIS facility in McAllen, Texas.
Photo by Scott Bauer.
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