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Planet Earth

Cockroach Zombies Go Cable

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerMarch 10, 2006 8:01 PM


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The Discovery Channel picked up my cockroach zombie story and interviewed Dr. Fred Liebersat on his research. They included some cool footage of the roach and its sinister wasp brain surgeon. To watch, go to their archives and scroll to "Roach-o-rama." Unfortunately, there's no footage of young wasps poking their heads out of their cockroach hosts, but perhaps that was too hard to catch. Or maybe just too disturbing...

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