‘Zombie ants’ controlled by parasitic fungus for 48m years

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Une fourmi d’Argentine, une espèce arrivée jusqu’en Australie © AFP PHOTO/MONASH UNIVERSITY/HO

Earliest evidence of fungus that takes over ants’ behaviour for its own ends found by scientists

The oldest evidence of a fungus that turns ants into zombies and makes them stagger to their death has been uncovered by scientists.

Guardian

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