Parasite Rex and the garden toad

Set up pan traps and pitfall traps for options. This toad dropped into the trap and drowned here.

Been reading Parasite Rex and figured that this toad will be full of parasites in its gut, why not use this chance for a quick parasitology lesson?

Remembered the time when  I was in Natunas and we caught a four lined frog. Was injecting alcohol into the frog when a round worm crawled out of it mouth. Probably sensed that the host is dying and was trying to make a quick escape.

Well the toad we dissected had its small intestine full of stomach flukes.

Cool.  screenshot_012.jpg


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