Can't think of a reference off-hand, but check out Toxoplasma gondii and
cats. I am sure I've read something about how the cats usually eat the
heads of rodents, therefore the brain, where the tissue cysts are most
likely to be.
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On Wed, 19 May 1999, Russell Farris wrote:
> Can anyone point me to examples of parasites modifying the behaviour of
> their hosts, particularly their eating preferences? Thanks.
>> Russ Farris