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Rafting Over Waterfall

A guided whitewater rafting trip on New Zealand’s Kaituna River.

Image © Dmitry Naumov

Birth of a Botfly with “Dr Bugs”

Of interest to those traveling or managing programs in tropical areas of the Americas, this video shows the emergence of a botfly maggot. Interest is added as the skin it emerges from is that of Mark W. Moffett, also known as "Dr. Bugs." The egg was acquired in Belize, not from a botfly, but from a mosquito that carries the egg to its host. Educational (the maggot even emerged at Harvard), but graphic and NOT FOR THE SQEAMISH.

 

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Alex Kosseff

on 12/13/10
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