Leeches are nasty. I hate these suckers and they’ve left quite a few marks on my legs. And the itch they cause, I don’t know which is worse between leeches and sand flies.
Imagine a 50cm (20 inch) long leech, eating an equally impressive 70cm (27 inch) long earthworm.
The local tribes of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah where the leech was filmed sucking the earthworm down like spaghetti, simply calls it the “Giant red leech” – and it is believed the leech grow bigger than 50cm.
You have got to check out the video here in the article by The Telegraph
Now after you’ve watched the video, imagine it’s a cool wet day in the rainforest. You decide to snuggle up in your tent wearing a loose pair of pants and underwear and…