This is by far the most interesting story/article/science piece I’ve read in a long time! It’s about how wasps do brain surgery on cockroaches with their sting and then zombify them! Insane! Read!
A few weeks ago, I wrote a post that explained the differences between predators, parasites, and parasitoids. I included a classification scheme that further divides parasites up into smaller groups, including a group called “parasitic castrators.” For the next few weeks, I’m going to do a miniseries focused on parasitic castrators, because they’re awesome. 1,349 more words
Lungworms are a group of parasites that can affect both dogs and cats. Lungworms are much less common than parasites such as fleas, ticks and tapeworms, but the associated problems with a Lungworm infection may be more severe than with other more common parasites. 1,285 more words