Where vegetarians come from.. perhaps?. Not trying to offend any vegetarians with the title. The bite of Amblyomma americanum can turn people virtually vegetari
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Where vegetarians come from.. perhaps?

Not trying to offend any vegetarians with the title.

The bite of Amblyomma americanum can turn people virtually vegetarian, by releasing an antibody into its victims that makes them allergic to alpha-gal, a sugar found naturally in mammals. Recent studies show the people that become allergic to red meat after a bite from the tick have symptoms that range from hives to severe shock resulting in a trip to the emergency room. The allergy can wear off within a few months.

The bite of the Lone I, idts, tick can
give people at severe allergy to
meat and mammal products
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Submitted: 10/08/2013
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User avatar #2 - fourtwentt (10/08/2013) [-]
i bet texans are scared as **** of that guy
#7 - lavitts (10/09/2013) [-]
*sniff* Vegan.
Only one tick would DARE give me the Vegan!
LONE STAR!
#4 - Murkar (10/08/2013) [+] (1 reply)
What exactly are "mammal products"
User avatar #10 - realbaddude (10/12/2013) [-]
that is just cruel
User avatar #8 - toncheky (10/09/2013) [-]
If there was ever a species that needed to be exterminated, it is this.
User avatar #6 - bodyrokr (10/09/2013) [-]
KILL IT WITH FIRE
User avatar #1 - kirkbot ONLINE (10/08/2013) [-]
this guy is the exact opposite
Guy Eats Nothing But Raw Meat For Five Years
#5 - mango (10/09/2013) [-]
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#3 - purestwater (10/08/2013) [-]
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