It's Thursday night.  Here's a tick:


Photo details: Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon EOS 50D

ISO 100, f/13, 1/250 sec, flash diffused through tracing paper

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Thanks jason! Definitely a stowaway- my inner dialogue played between "Aahh! Get it off me!" and "Hey, I probably ought to have a photo of one of these things" for a few moments before the calmer photographer prevailed.

Incidentally, this tick never tried to bite.