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Thu., July 18, 2013, 6:38 a.m.

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 joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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