Sep. 27th, 2009

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BBC NEWS | Europe | Jersey | Rare tongue-eating parasite found

Found on DreamWidth's wtf_nature.

A parasite has been found off the Jersey coast that enters a fish through it's gills and eventually eats it's tongue. It then remains in place, feeding on the fish's blood and acting as a replacement tongue.

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