Parasite tales: The jewel wasp’s zombie slave - Carl Zimmer

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TED-Ed Lesson: This is stranger than science fiction. The jewel wasp and the cockroach have a disgusting and fascinating parasitic relationship. The jewel wasp stuns the cockroach, and months later, a jewel wasp hatches out of the cockroach. At TEDYouth 2012, Carl Zimmer walks us through how this h…