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 Post subject: Zombie ants????
PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 11:26 pm 
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it's true...theres a fungus that turns ants into zombies to do the plants bidding before it kills them

fucking weird!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/201 ... fungifound

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 Post subject: Re: Zombie ants????
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:22 pm 
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Skull1 wrote:
it's true...theres a fungus that turns ants into zombies to do the plants bidding before it kills them

fucking weird!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/201 ... fungifound


Didn't have time to read the link, but is this the spore that sprouts out of the top of their skull to release more spores? I think that was in the DIscovery special "Planet Earth" a couple years ago and it's fucking ridiculous.

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 Post subject: Re: Zombie ants????
PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:58 am 
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Skull1 wrote:
it's true...theres a fungus that turns ants into zombies to do the plants bidding before it kills them

fucking weird!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/201 ... fungifound


Didn't have time to read the link, but is this the spore that sprouts out of the top of their skull to release more spores? I think that was in the DIscovery special "Planet Earth" a couple years ago and it's fucking ridiculous.



yeah it makes them leave the nest, a very un-ant thing to do, then they grab onto a leaf, hang upside down, and then their head explodes

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:15 am 
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It always starts out small.... Just sayin


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 Post subject: Re: Zombie ants????
PostPosted: Fri Mar 04, 2011 12:41 pm 
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It always starts out small.... Just sayin


Anyone else feel like climbing a tree and just hangin' out for awhile?


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