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I Was Bitten: Botfly Maggot Invasion

Viewer Beware! This is no ordinary mosquito bite. Discovery Channel's "I Was Bitten" introduces us to Evan Jolley, who after suffering multiple mosquito bites in Costa Rica, realizes that his body has been invaded by maggots.


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