“Zombie” ants fall victim to mind-control fungus

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This article has nothing to do with occult symbolism, but I can’t help but to see parallels with humans and media.

‘Zombie ants’ may sound like the title of an Ed Wood movie, but, according to National Geographic, they are quite real.

Oddly, there’s nothing very zombie-like about the actual ants. It’s only when a particular fungus takes over the ant’s brain that things get weird.

Once the “stalk of the newfound fungus species Ophiocordyceps camponoti-balzani infects an ant, the ant gives up control over its own body. After the fungus is in control, it forces the ant to scamper toward “a location ideal for the fungi to grow and spread their spores.” Then, it’s lights out for the ant. Who knew a fungus could be so diabolical?

These wild discoveries were made by a group in Brazil headed by entomologist David Hughes. National Geographic published a series of pictures of ants that have “lost their minds” to the fungus. You can check out a sample of them below. Not for the squeamish.
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Hard working ant taken over by mind control fungus

 

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Actually mr maru.the free ant, You are just repeating what the medical journals tell you to believe. I think you'll find, funnily enough, but not for my poor mum, the trillions upon trillions of £/$ wasted pursuing this outdated theory have still not managed to find a cure. This is because there are still Trillions upon trillions of £/$ to be made by corrupt charities and drug companies perpetuating this bollocks. The most cutting edge alternative research seems to point to a naturally occurring fungus that is harmless to a healthy immune system but turns cancerous when the immune system is depleted by the toxins we are bombarded with on a daily basis. This would explain why cancer is at epidemic proportions, because we are being poisoned on an unprecedented scale. There is an interesting article about candida on the david icke website and it appears to be curable quite… Read more »
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