These creepy crawly summer-time bugs are very ferocious this year. They pick up your heat and odor from feet away. They watch you as you walk down your favorite hiking trail, rushing to predict what part of the path you’ll end up on next. They climb to the tallest blade of grass, legs outstretched waiting for you to get just close enough for them to grab onto you. They can’t jump or fly, so this is their only opportunity. Then finally they latch onto you, climbing up your pants until they can find the most perfectly thin piece of skin to latch onto and call home — temporarily. Read the full article at Modern Treatise
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