There are over 900 species of ticks worldwide and they have one thing in common: they suck blood to reproduce and develop. In extreme cases they can be attached to an animal or human for up to nine days to suck its blood. They can also transmit pathogens to humans. Where are the risk areas for infections in Switzerland and how can you protect yourself against tick bites? Answers to these and other questions are provided by the new display case on the first floor of the museum