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Do parasites get fossilised with their hosts?
« on: 31/01/2013 12:22:03 »
A rock unearthed in Brazil is the fossilised faeces of a fish from a quarter of a billion years ago, and it contains the oldest-yet-discovered examples of intestinal worm eggs.

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