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GOLD Member since Feb 2005


Gromit's Humble Squire
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 4496
Posted:Went to Cedar Creek on the weekend and saw the most bizarre worm in the
water. Moved like a snake in water but looked like opaque fishing line..

Turned out it was a Horsehair or Gordian Worm, and apparently, they do this:

Video on the second link is very very very very disturbing.

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BRONZE Member since Jan 2005


had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

Total posts: 4145
Posted:cooooooooool biggrin

"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
(G.W. Dahlquist)

Owner of Dragosani's left half


BRONZE Member since Apr 2005


Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8738
Posted:well it put ME off drinking from bird baths eek

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.


BRONZE Member since Mar 2003


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth, Australia

Total posts: 5814
Posted:The world of parasites is truly scary.

I will never eat raw fish or dangle my feel in African water after doing a parasitolgy course

Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu


faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Total posts: 3556
Posted:i thought there were parasites that crawl into microscopic orifices in the amazon river too smile
don't pee in the water, that's like a superhighway then

Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed


GOLD Member since Jan 2007


Walking on whims...
Location: Eastbourne, UK

Total posts: 687
Posted:That was... interesting.

umm ubblol


"Fly like a mouse,
Run like a cushion,
Be the small bookcase."

For goodness sake, don't aggravate the otters!!!


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