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Two Hammerhead Flatworms Discovered on Patio in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Two hammerhead worms were found on this reader's patio in Oak Ridge, Tennessee within the span of two years. The first one is very long and black in color, while the second one is shorter, with a beige-brown body. Continue reading [...]

Slimy, Brown Worm Found in Shower is a Hammerhead Flatworm

"Flatworm?" asks this reader, who found a peculiar critter in his shower. The critter in question appears to be black in color, with a gray/beige underside, and a thin, but long body that is able to curl up on itself. Continue reading [...]

The Hammerhead Flatworms of France and the Threat They Pose

France, like many other regions in the world, only recently discovered the presence of flatworms in their country. They, like most other countries, are concerned about the presence of this invasive species and what it means for the survival of their existing wildlife. Continue reading [...]
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Hammerhead Worms: What are They?

The hammerhead worm is a creature that fascinates many, mainly for its bizarre appearance. However, it seems as though little is known about these worms by the general public, and so this article will investigate just exactly what hammerhead worms are and how we should respond to them. Continue reading [...]

How Common Are Hammerhead Worms?

A reader in Tennessee found a hammerhead worm in his yard. Although these broadhead planarians aren't dangerous, they are invasive species that are sometimes considered pests. Continue reading [...]

Worm in Toilet Could be Hammerhead Worm or Flatworm

One of our readers discovered what we believe is a flatworm in his toilet. We don't think he has anything to stress about, but if he is worried about his health he should of course visit a doctor since we are not medical professionals! Continue reading [...]
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