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Chlamydia is good…

Interesting fact for the day:
“Chlamydia is an organism which lives in the body tissues of most healthy koalas. In normal populations, we believe that chlamydia may act as an inbuilt control mechanism to limit the population so that the trees are not overbrowsed, ensuring that only the strongest and fittest animals survive to breed.” [...]