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#394761 - 12/14/10 03:06 PM Birth of A Botfly Maggot
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Mark W. Moffett is the only human male to have given birth -- watch the video for proof!

This amazing video is excellent mealtime viewing, so sit down at your desk, pull out that sandwich and get ready for a fascinating story about biodiversity!

Mark W. Moffett (a.k.a. "Doctor Bugs") tells his horrifying yet humorous tale of the parasitic botfly larva that drilled its way into the back of his hand during an expedition to Belize. The maggot took ten weeks to grow to "maturity," surviving Mark's subsequent trips to Honduras, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. It finally emerged on 2 December 2010, at the end of a meeting with ant expert and environmentalist E.O. Wilson at Harvard.


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#394766 - 12/14/10 03:54 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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guess i have to show you mine,,, just about a week ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YTC_MDyZ0s

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#394777 - 12/14/10 05:05 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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eeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww , , , to you both.

But Bill, I'm sure you knew what yours was almost from the get go, and I've just got to know, why didn't you suffocate the sucker?
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#394781 - 12/14/10 05:14 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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i did not know what was going on until about 3 weeks into it a hole opened up and he/she was poking it's breathing tube out at me.
then i smothered it with vasaline and that bandaid over night. it was a corpse when it came out.

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#394784 - 12/14/10 05:26 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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VERY NICE BILL!!!i am jealous. i want one soooo bad.

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#394790 - 12/14/10 05:54 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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This thread belongs in it's own catagory, perhaps name it gross out of the week!! grin
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#394804 - 12/14/10 09:06 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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Ewwwwwwww Ewwwwwwwww; I watched it twice......Ewwwwwwwwww
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#394809 - 12/14/10 09:41 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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OK, thanks for the explanation Bill. Ewwwwww ewwwewww Wow, I thought if one took steps to smother it, then you didn't have to deal with something as big as that emerging, eewwwwww ewwwwww . . .ewwwww
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#394882 - 12/15/10 06:29 PM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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He needs to be put to sleep .This guy is a trip .HE MUST DO LSD.
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#394980 - 12/17/10 04:22 AM Re: Birth of A Botfly Maggot [Re: Marty]
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Ha ha Capt! too funny :-)
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