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This worm lives in dogs. It is a good example of parasitism.

This worm lives in dogs. It is a good example of parasitism.

Parasitic crustacean that eats fish tongues and puts itself into oral cavity as a replacement tongue

Parasitic crustacean that eats fish tongues and puts itself into oral cavity as a replacement tongue

Cymothoa exigua, or the tongue-eating louse.The parasite severs the blood vessels in the fish's tongue, causing the tongue to fall off. It then attaches itself to the stub of what was once its tongue and becomes the fish's new tongue.

it's not a leech, but a shovel-headed garden worm, which is carnivorous

it's not a leech, but a shovel-headed garden worm, which is carnivorous

OK, I gotta tell you a story. It’s a story that people have forgotten. Long before there were dewormers, horses and internal parasites (worms) got along pretty well. Horses had worms—worms had horses. The horses didn’t benefit from the parasites, but, mostly, they didn’t seem to mind. Parasites are part of the normal population of  Continued

OK, I gotta tell you a story. It’s a story that people have forgotten. Long before there were dewormers, horses and internal parasites (worms) got along pretty well. Horses had worms—worms had horses. The horses didn’t benefit from the parasites, but, mostly, they didn’t seem to mind. Parasites are part of the normal population of Continued

The above image is an example of commensalism because the remora has a sucker and it attaches its self to the shark and eats the scraps and leftovers from the sharks meal. Meanwhile, the shark doesn't care.

The above image is an example of commensalism because the remora has a sucker and it attaches its self to the shark and eats the scraps and leftovers from the sharks meal. Meanwhile, the shark doesn't care.

Photograph of a new, light-mimicking cockroach iLucihormetica luckae/i in daylight and under fluorescent light. Notable are two luminescent lanterns and one minor asymmetrical lantern on the right side. The species is likely extinct %u2014 its only known habitat was destroyed by the eruption of Tungurahua in December 2010.

Glow-in-the-Dark Cockroach Among Top 10 New Species

Photograph of a new, light-mimicking cockroach iLucihormetica luckae/i in daylight and under fluorescent light. Notable are two luminescent lanterns and one minor asymmetrical lantern on the right side. The species is likely extinct %u2014 its only known habitat was destroyed by the eruption of Tungurahua in December 2010.

I'm repinning this because, thanks to my biology teacher, I understand this joke.

I'm repinning this because, thanks to my biology teacher, I understand this joke.

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