Rabbit Botfly Larva

Cuterebra sp. larva extracted from the neck of a dead rabbit collected near Three Points, Arizona, USA. Wiggling in Carl Olson's hand. Watch it squirm here. Watch Carl talk about it here.

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  • saying goodbye now 6y

    Interesting (and gross, lol). I've just learned of these things while researching why some of my squirrels have lumps on their backs.
  • (manda) 6y

    creepily fascinating.
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