Cordyceps Fungus Attacks a Bullet Ant’s Brain

Well, this ranks up in the top 10 Craziest things i have Ever seen. The video in this post was taken from a BBC documentary and explains how the Cordyceps Fungus attacks a Bullet Ant’s brain, causes it to climb to a high point, then finally kills the ant.

Now for the crazy part; “the fruiting body of the Cordyceps” starts to grow OUT OF THE DEAD ANT’s BRAIN and eventually pops open, only to rain down spores (from a high point) and start the cycle over again. Totally Nuts, make sure you watch this.

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