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What at read, absolutely fascinating. The scientists that figure all that out are beyond belief, as is the process of evolution that creates the critters and their behavior. You’re going to love the new book ‘An Immense World” we chatted about on the hike, right up your alley.
Love this! Found you on Affirmation Chickens. Which I love!
I find this somewhat disturbing, but nowhere near as disturbing as the animals that "zombify" other animals, such as the Gordian worm or ichneumon wasp. These might be something to look up on an empty stomach, especially the Gordian worm.