January 18, 2021

Parasite that turns ants into actual zombies is even more terrifying than scientists thought

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By Mike Wehner From BGR An incredibly powerful type of fungal parasite that is known to turn ants into actual zombies is actually even more devious than was first thought. The fungus, called Ophiocordyceps unilteralis, causes its hosts to behave in peculiar ways, including clamping down on vegetation and hanging precariously from the edges of […]