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Posted on 19-11-2009 23:22
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YouTube Video

Great stuff!
Edited by cyprinoid on 19-11-2009 23:22
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Interesting. Great video.
And I will take a much closer look at any fly landing on me from now on Grin
Louis Boumans
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Wow! A must-see!
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Interestingly, just 1 hour ago I saw this footage on tv (National Geographic, series Bite me) here in Hungary. I think the original footage was filmed by BBC and Attenborough, however.
Lukasz Mielczarek
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Very, very nice Smile
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The scene is from BBCs "Life in the undergrowth", I recommend getting the dvd.
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Posted on 20-11-2009 11:21
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I will spend a couple of days hunting the amazing looking Sheep Botfly (Oestrus ovis) this summer, I have no big hopes though.

Maybe I'll come home with oral mucosa myiasis Shock
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