Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Hazards of Africa: Tumbu Fly

An English girl learns the hard way that swimwear worn in Africa must be tumble-dried or ironed to prevent infestation by the Tumbu fly, which results in maggots hatching under your skin.

Looks as if one of the photos was too shocking even for the editors of the Daily Mail, since there is a blank space where it should be.

update: looks as if the offending picture has been put back up.

No comments: