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    6 Of Nature's Most Horrifying Mind-Controlling Parasites

    Particularly if you're a snail, or an ant, or a Californian killifish.

    1. The one that makes ants' heads explode.

    2. The one that makes fish dance themselves to death.

    3. The one that castrates crabs.

    4. The one that makes crickets have lots of sex, then die.

    5. The one that makes snails' eyes into squirming bird-bait.

    6. The one that controls rats' brains – and humans' brains too?

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