This massive parasite has taken over the stomach of a very unfortunate striped dolphin.
This poor fish did not go peacefully.
Try to hang on to your lunch.
A moment of silence for the host of this massive tapeworm.
This once belonged to a sea turtle infected with parasites.
This poor rodent did not go gracefully.
This is the scientific term for “horrific disgusting parasitic worm that makes you want to barf”.
This well-preserved specimen was one of many on site. Although most information was in Japanese, the museum would be a fascinating visit for any science or biology buff (or those inclined to more morbid curiosities). (As informed by Andrew – he found it a little on the gross side) #nerdalert #meguroparasitologicalmuseum #parasites #biology #science #tokyo #travelbug #meguro #microbiology
Have a nice day!