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Wired has been featuring a number of fish related articles lately. I thought they were just a technology oriented magazine. :lol:

Wired: Absurd Creature of the Week: This Parasite Eats a Fish’s Tongue — And Takes Its Place

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/ ... hs-tongue/

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This remarkable attack is the only known instance in the animal kingdom of a parasite functionally replacing an organ of its host.

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