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NOVA's Gross science: The Tongue-Eating Parasite | PBS

Duration: 02:35
Program: NOVA
Broadcast Date: Feb. 26, 2013

This parasite crawls into a fish's mouth and replaces its tongue. Enough said. PRODUCTION CREDITS Produced, edited, and animated by Anna Rothschild Production Assistant Allison Eck Special Thanks Stefanie Kaiser Original Footage © WGBH Educational Foundation 2013 ADDITIONAL MEDIA CREDITS (Ceratothoa sp in Blacktail) Host: Diplodus sargus sargus (common names: blacktail or white seabream) Locality: Tsitsikamma National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa © Nico Smit

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Post Date: February 26, 2013