Published: November 2, 2017

The Case for Saving PARASITES

Emily Graslie, Chief Curiosity Correspondent, Brain Scoop

PARASITE. Doesn't the word just make your skin crawl? (that's actually the worms living under your flesh... just kidding). Despite our "ick" reaction to these animals, they play important roles in their environments - and many are under threat.

PARASITE. Doesn't the word just make your skin crawl? (that's actually the worms living under your flesh... just kidding). Despite our "ick" reaction to these animals, they play important roles in their environments - and many are under threat. 

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Thanks to Colin and Dr. Phillips for helping us with this video!