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Thanks Nic, that’s really reassuring. I’d been worried they were playing Russian Roulette with every gastropod they eat, but it makes sense that they can carry a small amount of parasites without it causing their death in short order. I suppose immediately killing the host is not exactly beneficial for the parasites either, they need somewhere to live so it would be evolutionarily unhelpful for them to kill every creature that ingested them.