Arkansas teen finds 4 inch centipede inside his ear.



14-year-old Grant Botti woke up Tuesday morning with a severe earache and discovered a four-inch centipede crawling inside his eardrum, KATV reports.

The  managed to grab the many-legged creature and pull it out before it did too much damage and his mother dropped it in a plastic bag.

Still in pain, the teenager was rushed to Saline Memorial Hospital, in Arkansas, along with the centipede, where he was treated and released.

Doctors, who found small abrasions in his eardrum, said they had not dealt with a case like it before.

Botti said he had no idea where the caterpillar came from, although he had been swimming outside recently.


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