‘Incredibly nasty’ botflies invade Seminole County yard

in Seminole County News & Events

SOURCE: ClickOrlando.com

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A Winter Springs resident discovered what appeared to be a sick-looking squirrel resting on her window ledge, prompting a lot of questions.

Rene, who asked that News 6 does not use her last name, described the squirrel’s infected tumor-looking wounds as “incredibly nasty.”

“They were literally nasty, just hanging off their side,” Rene said. “I can’t even describe it.”

Rene photographed it and sent it to the Seminole County/University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.