Horsehair Worms

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Horsehair worms are easy to find. They are fascinating and harmless. Keep your eyes open when you are near water. Bill found one crawling out of a grasshopper.

Our sources for this episode include:

  • Horsehair Worms (https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/files/efpdf3/ef613.pdf)
  • Iowa State Horsehair Worms (https://hortnews.extension.iastate.edu/horsehair-worm)
  • Wild Fact #752 – Bad Company – Nematomorpha (http://www.wild-facts.com/2010/wild-fact-752-bad-company-nematomorpha/)
  • Zombie Fungus Enslaves Only Its Favorite Ant Brains (https://www.livescience.com/47751-zombie-fungus-picky-about-ant-brains.html)

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