Ribeiroia - Parasite with 3 Host Life Cycle

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Starts in a heron which excretes the Ribeiroia eggs out which go in and out of a Snail, goes into a tadpole, the tadpole turns into a frog, and it makes the frog grow extra limbs, which is a sitting duck for herons, where the flatworm lays eggs and the cycle starts all over again.

Wikipedia article about the parasite: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ribeiroia

Related video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKGd5AkwSdA

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