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I Like Ant Butts And I Cannot Lie

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 04:00 AM

We pay tribute to the ingenious (and stomach-churning) ways that parasites hook up with hosts in our Parasites episode. Case in point: the parasitic nematode, which turns an ant's rear end into a ripe-looking red morsel that, to a hungry bird, looks like a juicy berry.

Illustration by Nye Wright


Brenna Farrell


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Comments [2]

shabnam from Ft lauderdale

I was fascinated with Jasper's story regarding hookworms. Where can I find out further information?

Aug. 29 2013 07:25 PM
Jim Parker from Montana

So are parasites part of the 47% entitled? Or just entrepreneurs with a long return horizon?

Jul. 20 2013 10:08 PM

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