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Noises in Peru traveler's head caused by maggots

BUGS -- A woman traveling in Peru brought back more than souveniers.  

Indeed, a fly had deposited eggs in her ear that hatched into flesh-eating maggots.  Yum.

Read the story.

I'm adding ear plugs to my equipment list for my next trip to South America.

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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