In a world first, a parasitic roundworm commonly found in carpet pythons has been found in the brain of a human.
If there’s one thing that both humans and fish can agree on, it’s that the tongue-eating louse sucks. Parasites are bad enough as it is, but one that attaches itself to various parts of the face is just plain rude.
This sap-sucker has blades sharp enough to break skin and cut telephone wires.
Some species of pearlfish have chosen an interesting host shelter: inside the anus of a sea cucumber.