(a) A parasite has to adapt to be able to live in a host. Write the various parasitic adaptations.  
(b) Mention an adaptive feature exhibited in brood parasitism in Koel and Crow.  

Dear student,
Following are the various parasitic adaptations:-
1) Size and shape of the body of parasite.
2) Absent of locomotory structures.
3) Presence of adhesive structures which helps in attachment.
4)Body of parasite is covered with cuticle and tegument to prevent it with enzymatic action of host.
5) High reproductive potential helps them continue their generation.

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