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Attack of the body-snatching parasite

  • Aired: 01/31/2018
  • 02:48
  • Rating: NR
North Carolina mud crabs have been infected by a parasitic barnacle that castrates them, making them reproductively dead. Researchers from East Carolina University are trying to find out how far the infection has spread along North Carolina's coast.
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A parasite has infected mud crabs in North Carolina, turning them into zombie crabs.
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