Mindsuckers: Getting the Pictures

Anand Varma describes the challenge of photographing parasites as they hijack host animals. His images appear in the "Mindsuckers" feature in the November issue of National Geographic magazine.

Click here to see a video incorporating Varma's photos.

Click here to read a Q&A with Varma about picturing parasites.

Click here to read about parasites online in National Geographic magazine.