Ah, the outdoors beckons. And, finding yourself in hot water or hot springs can be part of the experience. A peculiar little critter I was not (fortunately) aware of is the Red Spider Mite that lives in and around the hot springs. Of course, it wants to attach itself to your clothing and body during and after your dabbling with the steamy, hot waters…..     

Red Spider Mite…a pesky little critter near those hot springs

Red Spider Mite Info…Idaho Hot Springs Pic Source