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Reptiles

Parasitic and infectious diseases in terrapins Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Siuna Ann Reid, Kirsty Dewhurst

Parasites are creatures that feed off another animal. There are two basic types of parasites, internal ones that live inside the body (endoparasite), and external ones that live on the outside (ectoparasite).
 
A roundworm
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