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Man has a live gecko removed from his ear

Posted on Sunday, 20 August, 2017 | Comment icon 5 comments

The lizard had crawled inside the man's ear while he slept. Image Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 ZooFari
A man in China got the surprise of his life after visiting the doctor with severe pain in his ear.
The unnamed man had started to experience extreme discomfort in his ear canal after waking up on Tuesday morning and decided to head straight to the local hospital to have it looked at.

When a doctor examined the affected ear he was shocked to discover that there was a live gecko inside it. The reptile had somehow managed to crawl in there while the man had been sleeping.

Fortunately though, with the help of a pair of pliers and a sizable dose of anesthetic, the animal was successfully removed via a procedure that took little more than five minutes.

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Tags: Gecko, Ear

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Daughter of the Nine Moons on 20 August, 2017, 17:54
Oh my goodness.
Comment icon #2 Posted by XenoFish on 20 August, 2017, 17:58
It kept telling him about car insurance.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Klownzilla on 20 August, 2017, 23:02
Can't imagine a better place to chill someone's ear.
Comment icon #4 Posted by tmcom on 22 August, 2017, 16:21
I guess that his first name was Gordon?
Comment icon #5 Posted by seanjo on 27 August, 2017, 23:31
Yup, I've been that drunk!

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