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A Tropical Fungus Creates Zombie Ants To Do Their Bidding

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Scientific American has a great read on how Ophiocordyceps unilateralis takes control of ants as way to create an ideal growing environment for the fungus.

"A tropical fungus has adapted to infect ants and force them to chomp, with surprising specificity, into perfectly located leaves before killing them and taking over their bodies"

Click "source" to read the full story.


 
 

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