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Re: leeches

Subject: Re: leeches
From: "werainey" werainey
Date: Wed Mar 14, 2007 11:11 pm ((PDT))
Off topic, but, FWIW to tropical travelers, pantyhose can be used to lessen=
contributions to leeches and ease removing them. Getting leeches out of you=
r eyes requires
caution and patience. A picture by Mark Moffett of NGS shows senior staff o=
f UC Berkeley's
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology donning  'armor' before field work in a Vietna=
mese National

Similar, denser mesh insect tights are warmer, but work for ticks and chigg=

Bill R.

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