David Coveney


All the posts below have been tagged with parasite.

9 July, 2006

That Botfly Story You’ve Heard From Me 10 Times Already

In the Peruvian jungle, along the Amazon, lurk mosquitoes carrying botfly eggs. Nothing exotic ever happens to me on trips, so finally, something interesting to write about. I’ve highlighted this post because since I first wrote about it, this page has been visited by over 100,00 people… who are probably somewhat more scared of jungles than they were before.

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22 March, 2006

More on my parasite story

Well, my friend Peter confirmed it with a dab of vaseline, some patience and good light. I have a botfly. I’ve done a separate page about it here.

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