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Doctors told a man in Australia that he had a parasitic worm living in his foot for four years. The man said it was the worst thing he’s ever experienced, which is coincidentally also what the worm said.


Scientists Find 6,000-Year-Old Parasite Egg

LONDON (CBS Atlanta/AP) — In a skeleton more than 6,200 years old, scientists have found the earliest known evidence of infection with a parasitic worm that now afflicts more than 200 million people worldwide. 405 more words


Amakusaplana Acroporae: This Coral-Eating Worm May Mean Big Trouble For Reefs

It is barely possible to see the parasitic worm Amakusaplana acroporae when it sits on its favorite hosts, the staghorn coral Acropora, thanks to its excellent camouflage. 497 more words