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Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Slow motion clip of a Beefly (Bombyliidae sp.) laying eggs by flicking them into the nest of a solitary bee, UK, April.
Amazonian millipede with parasites. Sumaco National Park, Napo, Ecuador  -  Lucas Bustamante
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Lucas Bustamante / Amazonian millipede with parasites. Sumaco National Park, Napo, Ecuador
Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) feeding on Impala (Aepyceros melampus), Savuti, Botswana.  -  Guy Edwardes
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Guy Edwardes / Red-billed oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) feeding on Impala (Aepyceros melampus), Savuti, Botswana.
Water mite larvae (Arrenurus) parasitizing  Common blue damselfly (Ennalagma cyathigerum), Hondeven, the Netherlands, July.  -  Theo  Bosboom
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Theo Bosboom / Water mite larvae (Arrenurus) parasitizing Common blue damselfly (Ennalagma cyathigerum), Hondeven, the Netherlands, July.
Brush footed butterfly (Lycorea sp.) caterpillar with parasitic wasp cocoons on silk threads, Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador.  -  Lucas Bustamante
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Lucas Bustamante / Brush footed butterfly (Lycorea sp.) caterpillar with parasitic wasp cocoons on silk threads, Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) adult female at rest. The tubercles on the whale's head are clearly visible, as are the barnacles (Coronula diadema), whale lice (Cyamus boopis), and hairs on t...  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) adult female at rest. The tubercles on the whale's head are clearly visible, as are the barnacles (Coronula diadema), whale lice (Cyamus boopis), and hairs on t...
Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with Remoras (Remora brachyptera) attached to both wings, offshore Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with Remoras (Remora brachyptera) attached to both wings, offshore Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Mobula / Chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) with remora (Remora brachyptera) and Amberjacks (Serila dumerilli) Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Mobula / Chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) with remora (Remora brachyptera) and Amberjacks (Serila dumerilli) Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) feeding Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, June.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) feeding Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, June.
Parasitic fungus (Cordyceps militaris) fruiting body. This entomopathogenic fungus grows from an underground insect pupa or larva. Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. Nottinghamshire, UK. October...  -  Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Parasitic fungus (Cordyceps militaris) fruiting body. This entomopathogenic fungus grows from an underground insect pupa or larva. Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve. Nottinghamshire, UK. October...
Paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) with engorged body on human hand, this species affects many species, Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) among them and infects them with a toxin that ca...  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) with engorged body on human hand, this species affects many species, Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) among them and infects them with a toxin that ca...
Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis) feeding young Eurasian cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Valdres, Norway, July.  -  Ole  Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Meadow pipit (Anthus pratensis) feeding young Eurasian cuckoo (Cuculus canorus), Valdres, Norway, July.
Human botfly (Dermatobia hominis), adult and larva. Cayo District, Belize. Composite image. Meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Gil Wizen
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MYN / Gil Wizen / Human botfly (Dermatobia hominis), adult and larva. Cayo District, Belize. Composite image. Meetyourneighbours.net project
Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) casualty of paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) bite being cared for on site of colony by Jenny Mclean, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Spectacled flying fox (Pteropus conspicillatus) casualty of paralytic tick (Ixodes holocyclus) bite being cared for on site of colony by Jenny Mclean, North Queensland, Australia, November 2012
Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) at nest feeding 12 day Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus), Fenland, Norfolk, UK, May  -  David Tipling / 2020VISION
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David Tipling / 2020VISION / Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) at nest feeding 12 day Cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus), Fenland, Norfolk, UK, May
Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) 12 day chick in Reed Warbler nest (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) fed by Reed warbler, Fenland, Norfolk, UK, May  -  David Tipling / 2020VISION
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David Tipling / 2020VISION / Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) 12 day chick in Reed Warbler nest (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) fed by Reed warbler, Fenland, Norfolk, UK, May
12 day chick of European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in Reed warbler's (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) nest, East Anglian Fens, Norfolk, May  -  David Tipling / 2020VISION
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David Tipling / 2020VISION / 12 day chick of European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in Reed warbler's (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) nest, East Anglian Fens, Norfolk, May
Reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) feeding 12 day chick of European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in its nest, East Anglian Fens, Norfolk, May. 2020VISION Book Plate.  -  David Tipling / 2020VISION
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David Tipling / 2020VISION / Reed warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus) feeding 12 day chick of European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in its nest, East Anglian Fens, Norfolk, May. 2020VISION Book Plate.
Mosquito (Anopheles gambiae) feeding on human in controlled conditions. The body is becoming engorged with blood. Malaria vector. Africa, June. Engorging sequence 2 of 3. Model released  -  Daniel Heuclin
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Daniel Heuclin / Mosquito (Anopheles gambiae) feeding on human in controlled conditions. The body is becoming engorged with blood. Malaria vector. Africa, June. Engorging sequence 2 of 3. Model released
Hedgesparrow / Dunnock (Prunella modularis)feeding European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in oak tree, UK  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Hedgesparrow / Dunnock (Prunella modularis)feeding European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) in oak tree, UK
Parasitic grubbs emerging from Red admiral butterfly larva {Vanessa atalanta} UK  -  Mark Payne-Gill
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Mark Payne-Gill / Parasitic grubbs emerging from Red admiral butterfly larva {Vanessa atalanta} UK
Parasitic copepods {Copepoda sp.} on snout of Hammerhead shark {Sphyrnidae sp.} Bahamas  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Parasitic copepods {Copepoda sp.} on snout of Hammerhead shark {Sphyrnidae sp.} Bahamas
Dor beetle {Geotrupes vernalis} with phoretic mites, UK.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Dor beetle {Geotrupes vernalis} with phoretic mites, UK.
European cuckoo chick {Cuculus canorus} being fed by White wagtail, Switzerland  -  Rolf Nussbaumer
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Rolf Nussbaumer / European cuckoo chick {Cuculus canorus} being fed by White wagtail, Switzerland
Bronzed cowbird {Molothrus aeneus} chick in nest of Bewick's wren, Texas, USA  -  Rolf Nussbaumer
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Rolf Nussbaumer / Bronzed cowbird {Molothrus aeneus} chick in nest of Bewick's wren, Texas, USA
Juvenile European cuckoo {Cuculus canorus} fed by Reed warbler {Acrocephalus scirpaceus}. Bucks, UK. Cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of reed warblers and when they hatch, the warbler mother will a...  -  David Kjaer
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David Kjaer / Juvenile European cuckoo {Cuculus canorus} fed by Reed warbler {Acrocephalus scirpaceus}. Bucks, UK. Cuckoos lay their eggs in the nests of reed warblers and when they hatch, the warbler mother will a...
Juvenile European cuckoo {Cuculus canorus} begging for food from 'parent' Reed warbler {Acrocephalus scirpaceus} UK  -  David Kjaer
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David Kjaer / Juvenile European cuckoo {Cuculus canorus} begging for food from 'parent' Reed warbler {Acrocephalus scirpaceus} UK
Pupae of parasitic wasp {Braconidae family} on hawkmoth caterpillar host, Peru, South America  -  PREMAPHOTOS
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PREMAPHOTOS / Pupae of parasitic wasp {Braconidae family} on hawkmoth caterpillar host, Peru, South America
Adult round worms {Toxocara canis} parasitic nematodes, Magnified X 5  -  SINCLAIR STAMMERS
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SINCLAIR STAMMERS / Adult round worms {Toxocara canis} parasitic nematodes, Magnified X 5
Reed warbler's nest with eggs and European cuckoo chick just hatched, UK  -  John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / Reed warbler's nest with eggs and European cuckoo chick just hatched, UK
Rafflesia flower, Borneo  -  NEIL NIGHTINGALE
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NEIL NIGHTINGALE / Rafflesia flower, Borneo
Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii) flower, is the largest flower in the world, fresh open first day, highlands, Malaysian Peninsula  -  Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii) flower, is the largest flower in the world, fresh open first day, highlands, Malaysian Peninsula
Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) amid curtain of Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides), Florida  -  Scott Leslie
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Scott Leslie / Limpkin (Aramus guarauna) amid curtain of Spanish Moss (Tillandsia usneoides), Florida
Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) reacting to parasitic Bot Fly (Oestridae) trying to lay eggs on it, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa  -  Richard Du Toit
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Richard Du Toit / Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchellii) reacting to parasitic Bot Fly (Oestridae) trying to lay eggs on it, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes aegypti) female feeding on human blood, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique  -  Piotr Naskrecki
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Piotr Naskrecki / Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes aegypti) female feeding on human blood, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) with a Small Ground-Finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) on its head removing parasites, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  -  D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook
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D. Parer & E. Parer-Cook / Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) with a Small Ground-Finch (Geospiza fuliginosa) on its head removing parasites, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.
Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Great Frostspanner (Erannis defoliaria) caterpillar covered in parasitic fly maggots.
Hawaiian lobster (Enoplometopus occidentalis) with its shell covered in algae and parasitic barnacles (Paralepas species), indicating that it will soon moult, Hawaii.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Hawaiian lobster (Enoplometopus occidentalis) with its shell covered in algae and parasitic barnacles (Paralepas species), indicating that it will soon moult, Hawaii.
Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris). Combined image to show mummified caterpillar with fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November. Focus stacked.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris). Combined image to show mummified caterpillar with fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November. Focus stacked.
Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris), excavated to show mummified caterpillar with the fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November.  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Scarlet caterpillar club fungus (Cordyceps militaris), excavated to show mummified caterpillar with the fungi growing from it, Buckinghamshire, England, UK, November.
Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) with wound from Cookie cutter shark bite, infested with cyamid amphipods or whale lice, South Kona, Hawaii.  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Pantropical spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) with wound from Cookie cutter shark bite, infested with cyamid amphipods or whale lice, South Kona, Hawaii.
Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior), close up of flower spike. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior), close up of flower spike. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior). Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior). Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior) growing as parasite below Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa), in chalk grassland. Box, Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior) growing as parasite below Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa), in chalk grassland. Box, Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior) growing as parasite beside Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa), in chalk grassland. Box, Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Knapweed broomrape (Orobanche elatior) growing as parasite beside Greater knapweed (Centaurea scabiosa), in chalk grassland. Box, Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Marsham's cuckoo bee (Nomada marshamella) female hovering over Chocolate mining bee (Andrena scotica) nest burrow, a regular host species to the cuckoo bee. Wiltshire, England, UK. April.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsham's cuckoo bee (Nomada marshamella) female hovering over Chocolate mining bee (Andrena scotica) nest burrow, a regular host species to the cuckoo bee. Wiltshire, England, UK. April.
Dull-vented sharp-tail bee (Coelioxys elongata) hovering near insect hotel, searching for host Leafcutter bee (Megachile spp) nests to parasitise. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Dull-vented sharp-tail bee (Coelioxys elongata) hovering near insect hotel, searching for host Leafcutter bee (Megachile spp) nests to parasitise. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.
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