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Convo Starters: Save Our Parasites

We learned how some parasites make animals act in strange ways which makes it easier for predators to target and eat them! If you were a parasite, what animal would you attack and how would you affect that animal?

In this episode, Mindy points out to Guy Raz that parasites aren’t usually popular. In your opinion, what are some of the most popular animals? discuss this with a friend or family member.

For far too long we’ve seen parasites as nothing but an annoying pest, but now we realize how important they are, not only to us … but to the entire ecosystem. make a slogan to educate others about parasites and why we need them.