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Re: leeches

Subject: Re: leeches
From: "Bernie Krause" bigchirp1
Date: Thu Mar 15, 2007 6:53 am ((PDT))
Yeah. But what does one do for leaf leeches that drop down from the
leaves above attaching them little selves to your exposed neck,
shoulders, arms, etc?


>Off topic, but, FWIW to tropical travelers, pantyhose can be used to
>lessen blood
>contributions to leeches and ease removing them. Getting leeches out
>of your eyes requires
>caution and patience. A picture by Mark Moffett of NGS shows senior
>staff of UC Berkeley's
>Museum of Vertebrate Zoology donning  'armor' before field work in a
>Vietnamese National
>Similar, denser mesh insect tights are warmer, but work for ticks
>and chiggers.
>Bill R.
>"Microphones are not ears,
>Loudspeakers are not birds,
>A listening room is not nature."
>Klas Strandberg
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