Ticks can and do lay ticks on dogs and other hosts. One female tick can lay as many as 2,000 eggs at a time, and when they hatch, these seed ticks can be seen in large numbers on any dog unlucky enough to be infested. More »

One of the main reasons a dog may want to lay on its owner is that she simply wants to spend quality time with her master. The presence of her owner makes her happy, especially when her owner is gone for most of the day. More »

Snails reproduce by laying eggs. All snails have the ability to fertilize and carry eggs, not just the female, which enables far more eggs to be delivered. More »

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A queen bee can lay up to 2,000 eggs a day, which is approximately double her body weight. In her lifetime, the queen bee can lay as many as 1,000,000 eggs. More »

Many ticks lay eggs on the ground, where they are protected by plants. However, "soft" ticks, which do not have an additional exterior hard shield, usually live in the nests and burrows of animals. These ticks deposit eg... More »

The chemical that ticks secrete to help them fasten to the skin of their hosts irritates the host's skin and may cause a lump to form, even after the tick has been removed. Lumps can also be caused when residual tick bod... More »

Deer ticks live for several months without a host, and females only attach to three hosts in a lifespan of about two years. Males often only attach to two and die shortly after mating. They only attach to each host for a... More »