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This image depicts a Rocky Mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus, standing on the precipice of a craggy mountainside. O. americanus is a prominent host of the adult Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, the vector responsible for transmitting the Coltivirus, Colorado tick fever (CTF), to humans.
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Content Providers(s):National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Rocky Mountain Lab, Hamilton, Montana
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