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Mystery parasites on zombie ant fungus identified by scientists
A fuzzy white fungus grows on top of the parasitic fungus that attacks and turns ants into "zombies."
Around the world, a parasitic fungus transforms ants into “zombies.” The fungus is like something out of a horror movie: The organism hijacks the body and brain of its ant host, mind-controlling it into abandoning its nest and climbing a nearby tree.(more)

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