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NATURE & GASTRONOMY

 

 

 

  leech

 

Vietnam

Leeches, referred to in Thai as taak (fig.), typically come out in the rainy season, and are commonly found in rainforests They will attach to passer-bys, people and mammals alike, and cling to their victims to suck blood, after which they will let go. This one had made its way in someone's  shoe.