Weird science fact of the day

Ampulex compressa is a wasp that has evolved to tackle roaches, insert a stinger into their brains and disable their escape reflexes. This lets the wasp use the roach’s antennae to steer the roach to its lair, where it can lay its egg in it.

Wasp performs roach-brain-surgery to make zombie slave-roaches

As little Sammy would say: “Gross!”


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