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Submission + - Zombie Ants and Killer Fungus (guardian.co.uk)

nibbles2004 writes: An article in the guardian newspaper shows how parasitic fungi evolved the ability to control the creatures they infect ultimately leading the ant to it's death. The fungus control's the ant's movement's to a suitable leaf and cause's the ant to grip onto the leaf's central stem, allowing the fungus to spore which will allow more ant's to become infected.
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Zombie Ants and Killer Fungus

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