They’re small, they’re sneaky, and they’re utterly terrifying. From brain control, to eating human flesh, to sleep deprivation, these parasites can wreak havoc on the body.
#10. Toxoplasma Gondii (aka the Mind Control Bug)
#9. Dermatobia Hominis (aka the Bot Fly)
#8. Trypanosoma Brucei
#7. Cymothoa Exigua (aka the TongueEating Sea Louse)
#6. Onchocerca Volvulus
#5. Wuchereria Bancrofti #
4. Ampulex Compressa (aka the Mind Control Wasp)
#3, #2 & #1???
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