“Zombie ant” fungus found to leave its victim’s brains uneaten
10Nov

A new study has found that the zombie ant fungus takes control of its host without ...

It’s one of nature’s most disturbing horror stories: a fungus takes control of a living ant and uses it to spread its spores through the colony. But now there’s a strange new wrinkle to the story, as a new study led by Penn State University has found that the fungus makes these “zombie ants” without directly infecting the brains of its hosts.

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