Cat-Borne Parasite Toxoplasma – Which Infects 2 Billion People Worldwide – Induces Fatally Bold Behavior in Hyena Cubs

A spotted hyena cub in the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Photo credit: Zach Laubach While the 1994 animated classic The Lion King contains fairly precise antagonistic relationships between…

Cat-borne parasite Toxoplasma induces fatally bold behavior in hyena cubs | CU Boulder Today

Banner image: A group of hyenas are taking a nap together. (Image: Zach Laubach) While the 1994 animated classic The Lion King contains fairly precise antagonistic relationships between lions and…

Cat-borne parasite Toxoplasma induces fatally bold behavior in hyena cubs — ScienceDaily

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is best known for its presence in domestic cats and its tendency to infect rodents and humans and to change behavior. finds new research…