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Tucson Pet Expo Logo

Don’t miss your chance to see Critter Science’s Scott Robinson at the Tucson Pet Expo!

I’ll be attending a booth with some groovy animals and doing a 30 minute stage presentation as well. There are lots of neat things to see at the expo and loads to do. This will be the final appearance at this expo.







An Old World hookworm

Every animal is plagued by some sort of pest. You’d think we would all be better off if we got rid of them, but in fact parasites are rather handy.

An Old World hookworm

An Old World hookworm (Ancylostoma duodenale) (Credit: BSIP SA / Alamy)

Meet, if you dare, the Old World hookworm. Its flesh is a pinkish grey, and its head is slightly, creepily bent away from its body. It has a wide mouth, (more…)

TAGS: bot fly, evolution, genes, life, medicine, parasite, parasitism, virus, viruses



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