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uh, dinosaur!

"The parasite Toxoplasma gondii uses a remarkable trick to spread
from rodents to cats: It alters the brains of infected rats and mice so
that they become attracted to—rather than repelled by—the
scent of their predators."


Intellectually, I realize that this capability in parasites is frightening; but 
for some reason, I can't feel any fear.

Of course, April 1 isn't far past...