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How Do Animals Become Zombies? Instant Egghead [Video]

Scientific American explains how animals--and possibly humans--can become real-life zombies
zombie cat parasite



Instant Egghead

It may sound like something straight out of a horror movie, but many animals can come under the zombie-like control of parasites. So what about humans? Scientific American editor Katherine Harmon fills us in on the ghoulish side of Nature.

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