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Old 07-26-2010, 07:05 AM   #1
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Default Parasitoid Turns Its Host Into A Bodyguard

Please excuse my faulty memory if this has been posted before, but I found this both interesting as well as a tad disturbing...
Parasitoid Turns Its Host Into A Bodyguard
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Old 07-26-2010, 12:37 PM   #2
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thats really interesting. I was just talking about examples of parasites causing behavior changes in the hosts with some friends last night. always great to have another example to bring up. thanks suunto
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