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This Giant Red Leech Will Make You Cringe So Bad

Nature is completely awesome. It makes creatures for us that are simply fascinating. Not beautiful in a traditional way but definitely fascinating. For instance, the Giant Red Leech will seriously freak you out when you see it but the more you get to know about this creature, the more you'd be interested in it. 

Let's take a look at how the Red Leech survives and more about its surroundings. 

This Giant Red Leech Will Make You Cringe So Bad

This Giant Red Leech Will Make You Cringe So Bad

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The Red Leech is here:

The Red Leech is here:

Also called as Mimobdella buettikoferi in scientific terms.

It is known to eat up its prey in one long go.

First, it smothers around the prey's body to look for an end.

First, it smothers around the prey's body to look for an end.

Once, it finds the end, it begins to suck.

Once, it finds the end, it begins to suck.

It is slow initially, but later it will be devoring its prey.

And, slowly starts to crush the body of the prey with its muscles.

And, slowly starts to crush the body of the prey with its muscles.

Inside the worm's body, you will find minute crushing device like muscles which is used to crush the prey.

The prey tries to fight back but in vain.

The prey tries to fight back but in vain.

These muscles inside the Red leech can instantly crush the prey and kill it so that the prey can be swallowed easily.

And it begins to suck it in even more.

And it begins to suck it in even more.

Now the prey can't even fight back.

Now the prey can't even fight back.

Check out this awesome technique of how the Red leech devours its prey.

Check out this awesome technique of how the Red leech devours its prey.

Luckily, they are found in the elevated regions.

Luckily, they are found in the elevated regions.

They are usually 27 inch long worms that are found in Kinabalu Park. This region is present at a height of 3,000 meters. The Red leech only comes down during the monsoons.

For more info about this amazing worm, check out the entire video:

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