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Botfly Removed From Boy’s Eyeball (Photos)

by | 23rd, April 2014

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FLIES. Why? Let’s take the dermatobia hominis, a large, hairy species of botfly which lives off humans. The botfly traps a mosquito, lays sticky eggs onto it and let’s it go.

The mosquito (again: why?) bites a human (you). The eggs fall onto the human’s skin (yours). The eggs hatch. Fast. The little creatures fall into the hole in your skin made by the mozzie. Or the hole by a hair

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