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Category: Parasites

Flight of the living dead: “zombiefied” soldier beetles spread their wings after dying.

It was around a century ago that etymologists first noticed something peculiar hanging from the catkins of a dwarf chestnut tree in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Suffering from arachnophobia? How about zom-spiders?

Parasitic wasps are the bokur zombie master of the animal world. This one seizes control of the orb weaver spiders brain, getting it to build a cocoon for its own protection. There must be a B-movie in this idea…

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