Parasite Got Your Tongue?
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Adult Cymothoa exigua males can become females. 00:36
A female Cymothoa exigua attaches herself to the base of a fish's tongue, then extracts blood from it until the tongue withers and dies. 01:02
Male Cymothoa exigua living in a fish's gill chamber might mate with the female living in the mouth. 01:34
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