Even Nightmares Can Be Beautiful

By Carl Zimmer | December 30, 2009 11:38 am

pretty isopodWhat’s with all the tongue-eating parasites popping up these days?

At least this one is pretty. (As it should be, given that it’s the winner of the symbiosis-and-parasitism photo contest over at WetPixel.)

CATEGORIZED UNDER: The Parasite Files

Comments (3)

  1. Catharine

    Looks like a fish with a snout. Interesting combination. I wonder if it’s kosher? (kidding)

  2. How cute, Nemo has a little friend

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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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