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A female adult head louse clings to a hair plucked from a human scalp. The brown line visible inside the insect, on the left side of its body, is its last blood meal. Lice typically eat a few times a day. Josh Cassidy/KQED hide caption

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A Lamprey Pie from Pleasant House Bakery in Chicago. Louisa Chu/Flickr/Creative Commons hide caption

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A Parasite Pie Fit For A Queen's Diamond Jubilee

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