Rhinoceros bot fly laying its eggs on rhino horn

Rhinoceros bot fly laying its eggs on rhino horn

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Credit: PETER CHADWICK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Rhinoceros bot fly (Gyrostigma rhinocerontis) laying its eggs on the horn of a white rhino. This is the largest fly in Africa. Photographed at Phinda private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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