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Isn't that what Bush said about invading Iraq? Hmm...
My favorite is manipulation of infected rats to make them curious about cats (the next host):
Berdoy M, Webster JP, Macdonald DW. (2000) Fatal attraction in rats infected with toxoplasma gondii. Proc R Soc Lond B 267: 1591-1594.
See also:

Elio adds: You're right on all counts. We'll get to the Toxoplasma and rats story, the poster child of "parasitic manipulations."

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