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How Long Can Earthworms Live Underwater?

A reader asked us how long earthworms can live underwater. There isn't a clear-cut answer to this question because it depends on the oxygen level of the water and the worms, but in general earthworms can be expected to live for about 2 weeks submerged underwater before they drown. Continue reading [...]

Reader in Oregon Finds Giant Earthworms

One of our readers wrote to inform us that he found some rare giant earthworms in Oregon. This is an incredible feat and we are very happy that our reader has shared this worm experience with us! Continue reading [...]

What Is Worm Discovered After Steady Rain?

A reader sent us a photograph of two creatures she noticed on the side of her house after steady rain. We believe that one of these creatures is an earthworm and that the other is a leopard slug! Continue reading [...]

Worms Coming From Tile Cracks Might be Earthworms

A reader sent us photographs of some long worms he found crawling between the cracks on his tile floor. We believe he is dealing with earthworms, and he might need to caulk his tile floor in order to get rid of these organisms. Continue reading [...]

Worm Living in Toilet Probably an Earthworm

A reader sent us some photos of a mysterious worm that has been popping up around his home. We are confident that the worm in question is an earthworm. Continue reading [...]

Worms in Shower are Earthworms

One of our readers has been finding worms in her bathroom over the course of a few months. We are confident these worms are earthworms, which are not dangerous or harmful! Continue reading [...]
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