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Dealing with Leeches

Leeches can be found almost everywhere on Earth and all have one thing in common-they eat blood. Leeches are most common on mucky lake or pond bottoms waiting for an unsuspecting swimmer to latch onto. Leeches can also be found in tropical forests where they live in tree leaves. In these locations, simply stopping to catch your breath for a few minutes is all it takes to make them start dropping down on to you. There are however some significant differences between jungle and freshwater leeches.

how to remove leeches

Leeches can be very large. This leech lives in tree leaves and will fall on people who stop moving for more than a few minutes in tropical jungles.

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