When You See What Was Inside This Mantis, You’ll Stay Far Away From All Bugs
I’ve always been a fan of insects.
Even as a little girl, I would march straight into my backyard after school and study them for hours on end. I never found them to be as scary as other kids did, but even I think this bug video is beyond horrifying.
I know you’ll all agree when you watch what happens as this guy dips a praying mantis into water and nightmare fuel comes out.
Why, nature, why?!
That monstrosity is a horsehair worm, which burrows inside a bug as a larva and controls its brain. When it becomes fully grown, it makes the insect drown itself in water and then exits its host.
UH UH. NO. I’m out of here.