The Life of a Tapeworm
Where does a Tapeworm Live?
The Tapeworm is found mostly in 3rd world countries or infested waters. Once the parasite has found its host though, it is usually found living in the small intestine of the dog or cat, attached to the intestinal wall by several suckers as well as a structure called a rostellum which resembles a hat with hooks on it
How does a Tapeworm Reproduce?
What Kinds of Special Adaptations does a Tapeworm have?
Fun Facts about the Tapeworm
Tapeworms may be haboured in the bowel for several years without causing much trouble except the passage of the segments of the tapeworms through the rectum.
They are unable to live outside a host's body.
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