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This 10x magnification image shows parasitic larval cysts of a tapeworm found on the liver of Mahal, the Milwaukee County Zoo's famous orangutan that died in 2012. The large and small white areas are the larval cysts. Image courtesy of Research Animal Resource Center, UW-Madison.

This 10x magnification image shows parasitic larval cysts of a tapeworm found on the liver of Mahal, the Milwaukee County Zoo's famous orangutan that died in 2012. The large and small white areas are the larval cysts. Image courtesy of Research Animal Resource Center, UW-Madison.