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Thin Red Worm in Toilet

A reader found a worm in her toilet, and wondered if it could be a parasite. We believe the worm she discovered is a hammerhead worm. Continue reading [...]
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Worm with Triangle Head might be Hammerhead Worm

A reader wrote to us with a great description of a critter he discovered. Unfortunately, we were unable to come up with an identification, but we think this might be a hammerhead worm. Continue reading [...]

Hammerhead Worms Visit San Antonio Home Every Year

A reader and her husband just wrote to us from San Antonio, Texas. For the last three years they find hammerhead worms in their home beginning in March for the duration of one month. After one month has passed, these worms disappear. Continue reading [...]

Hammerhead Worm Found in Shower

We just heard from a reader about a worm that appeared in her shower. She thinks it is a hammerhead worm, and we agree based on the photo she included. She wonders how it would have gotten in her shower. She notes that the bathroom is located near an exterior door. Continue reading [...]

Worm on Porch is a Hammerhead Worm

We just heard from a reader who found an interesting creature on their porch and would like to know what it is. The photo displays a long brown worm with a dark triangle-shaped head. Continue reading [...]
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Fishing with Hammerhead Worms

We recently received a question from a reader about whether or not it is possible to fish with hammerhead worms. The reader didn't actually ask about hammerhead worms specifically, but she sent us a picture of what we are basically certain is a hammerhead worm, and then asked if she can fish with it. We'll first provide some basic information about these creatures, and then we'll move on to the more specific topic of fishing with hammerhead worms. Continue reading [...]
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