Medicinal leech swimming, video

This video about a swimming medicinal leech is by diver Jos van Zijl from the Netherlands.

He filmed it at the start of a dive. As Jos returned, the leech bit him and sucked blood. Jos van Zijl’s hand kept bleeding for two days.

6 thoughts on “Medicinal leech swimming, video

  1. Actually I lied with the ‘like’. Leeches do give me the creeps – ever since first watching the African Queen aeons ago. Oh yes, and reading Robin Hood as a child. I can see they have their uses though. Almost…


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