These Hairworms Eat a Cricket Alive and Control Its Mind
Season 5 Episode 16 | 4m 8s
A baby hairworm hitches a ride inside a cricket, feasting on its fat until the coiled-up parasite is ready to burst out. Then it hijacks the cricket's mind and compels it to head to water for a gruesome little swim.
Aired: 02/14/19Video has closed captioning.