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"Dinosaur parasites" were actually aquatic flies

  • 18-08-2019 2:18am
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    Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 5,279 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Adam Khor


    Strashilids have been described as "the most enigmatic insects"- they were believed to have been parasites but they turn out to be swimming flies:

    http://news.yahoo.com/jurassic-insects-wrongly-accused-sucking-dino-blood-180421274.html

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    (ˆ didn´t die a virgin)

    Fear not, the actual fleas found last year (the big ones that couldn´t jump) are still real.
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