Tropical Beauty: Smartphone
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Animals without backbones (invertebrates)
Smartphone cameras take surprisingly good images of small things. Here I have a few examples, including an ant killed by a "Cordyceps" fungus, a horrible parasitic relationship in which the fungus controls the ant's brain. If you are surprised to learn that ants have brains, you may be more surprised to learn that viruses can do the same to you (Lyssaviruses)... and they occur where you live!
CordycepsAnt
Coronado, San José. Costa Rica
Coronado, San José. Costa Rica
Spider phone