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01/07/2015 11:05 BST | Updated 01/07/2015 11:59 BST

Teen Pulls Out Four Inch Centipede From His EAR After Suffering Horrible Pain

A teenager was left horrified when he pulled out a live four inch-long centipede from his ear after suffering excruciating pain.

Grant Botti, a 14-year-old from Arkansas in the US, has no idea how the critter got into his ear, but had been swimming outdoors recently.

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Grant was left with small abrasions in his ear

Botti woke up with a horrible pain in his ear, and felt "something strange" in it, so grabbed hold of the intruder and pulled it out.

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The family took the centipede to the local hospital

Botti's mother drove her son to hospital, but luckily, the teen has been left with no lasting damage, KATV reported.

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The intruder