Night of the living dead cockroach

11 December 2007 One Comment Home » Insects etc., Science

News to get you in the mood for the holidays. Via Zooillogix, a parasitic wasp injects a chemical into a cockroach’s brain, zombifying the roach, which is then steered back to her burrow by its antennae, to be devoured inside out by her young. More info here.

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  • Strangefeather said:

    This is EXACTLY how Christmas makes me feel!

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