Examples of Animal Parasites?


Examples of parasites are tapeworms, fleas, and barnacles. Parasites are organisms that cause harm to plants and animals. Parasites that live on the surface of the host are called ectoparasites while endoparasites live on the inside.
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Parasitism is a relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other.
Viruses, infectious bacteria, flatwors, fleas, lice, mites, and fungi can all be parasites.
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