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Old 02-14-2012, 12:04 AM
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They are a small spider looking creature that will cling onto you as you are walking through bush, rainforest or scrubland. They don't like suburbia, they like to hang from plant life until a host comes along that they can attach themselves to. They screw their heads into the skin while injecting poison so the host can't feel them there. While they are fixed, the then **** the blood from their host as the host becomes very sick from the poison in their system.

If you are careful, you can unscrew them. They have a reverse thread so you have to turn them clockwise but you stand the risk of breaking the head off. I have heard of some people putting vinegar on them and after a few days they drop off.
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