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Whats inside a Maggot

posted on 7 October 2008 | posted in Hints and Tips

Just a few facts about Maggots
Life Cycle -

The fly life cycle comprises of four stages: egg , maggot , caster then fly.
The Head -
The pointed end of the maggot is actually the head. The head contains one pair of hooks
Where they re from -
Eggs are laid in decaying flesh , animal dung or manure!
Protein Rich -

Though mainly composed of water , 18% of a maggot is pure protein - just want fish love!
Breathing Holes -
you might think the eyes on a maggot are for seeing but you would be wrong - they re the breathing spiracles!