Ancient tapeworm eggs found in 270-million-year-old shark poop

Researchers discover tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old shark poop.

Ancient tapeworm eggs found in 270-million-year-old shark poop

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Thursday, January 31, 2013

Researchers from the Federal University of Rio Grande, Brazil, have discovered a cluster of ancient tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark feces. This findings suggests that intestinal parasites in vertebrates are much older than previously thought. LiveScience To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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