All Caught on Tape
Look at the size of it!
Are you serious!? That was inside of his eye!
It is thought that the larva is a botfly – though no one seems to be sure. Whatever it is, it looks like something you’d see Timon and Pumbaa from The Lion King eating.
I’m glad to see the kid is okay!
Maggots Found Underneath Skin Nearby
In a similar story, a couple weeks after returning home from a vacation in Belize, a man developed a 102 degree fever for TWO WEEKS.
The only other abnormality was occasional bleeding coming from a couple of tiny wounds on his elbow, which he thought was just an infected bite. You know where this is going…
Nope Nope Nope!
After rounds and rounds of antibiotics and seeing several internists, the man finally discovered the source of his malady: A botfly infection.
Botflies lay their eggs on hosts, such as mosquitos. These insects then deposit the eggs onto the skin of a nearby mammal, where they turn into larvae and burrow underneath the skin of their new hosts.
Read on to see the video of the squirm-worthy operation.