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Dinosaur Parasites!

Even the mighty T. rex was covered in creepy, crawly parasites.
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Common Avian Infection Plagued the Tyrant Dinosaurs
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0007288

Evidence of Intestinal Parasites of Dinosaurs
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16623965

Paleohaemoproteus burmacis gen. n., sp. n. (Haemospororida: Plasmodiidae) from an Early Cretaceous biting midge (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
http://bit.ly/2uAbmhH

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GROSS FOOTAGE AND STILLS

Original Footage
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Jurassic Park (1993)
Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment

Beautiful Pigeon Bird Walking On Grass In The Square. Curious Pigeons Standing
Pond5/ronedya

Coprolite
Wikimedia Commons/United States Geological Survey

Dinosaur coprolite (Morrison Formation, Upper Jurassic; Cortez, Colorado, USA)
Flickr/James St. John

Entamoeba coli
CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin

Fasciolopsis buski
CDC/Dr. Mae Melvin

Ascaris lumbridcoides
CDC

Parasite130049 Haemoproteus syrnii -fig3
Wikimedia Commons/Karadjian, G., Puech, M.-P., Duval, L., Chavatte, J.-M., Snounou, G. & Landau, I. 2013: Haemoproteus syrnii in Strix aluco from France: morphology, stages of sporogony in a hippoboscid fly, molecular characterization and discussion on the identification of Haemoproteus species. Parasite, 20, 32. doi:10.1051/parasite/2013031

Biting midge
Flickr/Oregon State University

DMSN dinosaurs
Wikimedia Commons/Luke Jones

T-rex Sue 1070329
Wikimedia Commons/Amphibol

AMNH rex mount
Wikimedia Commons/Osborn, H.F.

Figures 1, 3, and 4
Wolff, E. D. S., Salisbury, S. W., Horner, J. R., & Varricchio, D. J. (2009). Common Avian Infection Plagued the Tyrant Dinosaurs. PLoS ONE, 4(9), e7288.

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Cockroaches
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