Researchers found a new species of medicinal leech in swamps along the eastern seaboard.
For microsurgeons who reattach fingers, ears, and other extremities, leeches remain an invaluable medical device.
Hint: You don’t know where that thing’s been … and might not know where it’s ended up
It really is a concrete jungle
100 percent of the leeches also survived extreme cold (-130°F) for nine months!
Leeches, lobotomies, and more
Plus: zoology's most wanted.
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