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Endangered Worms and Why They Should Be Protected

Worms are vastly regarded as 'gross' or 'disgusting' creatures, and as a result of that, many tend to have little regard for their lives. Thus, when certain animal habitats are destroyed to make way for housing developments or farmland, though many protest the lives of the mammals and birds that live among the trees and bushes, many do not stop to consider the lives of those underground, or under foot. Continue reading [...]

Reddish-Brown Worm in Woman’s Toilet is Likely an Earthworm or Bloodworm

A red/brown worm was spotted in this woman's toilet after her cousin used the bathroom. She states that she has never experienced any worms in her bathroom before, and asks if she should be worried. Continue reading [...]

Black-striped Worm is a Pheretima Earthworm

This frighteningly long worm was found by this woman who wonders if we could help identify it. The worm in question appears to be wrapped around some sort of concrete post, and sports a glossy, black body with darker stripes at regular intervals, with a reddish head at the end visible in the photograph. Continue reading [...]

Worms Living Underneath Bathroom Tiles are Earthworms

Recently, a concerned man reached out to us after finding a dozen worms in his bathroom. He believes they are living under and in between the bathroom floor tiles and hopes that we can identify the worms. Continue reading [...]

Long Worm Found in Toilet is a Lumbricus Rubellus Earthworm

A reader recently sent in this image of a long, brown worm she found in her toilet. She is trying to determine if the worm is an earthworm or an intestinal parasite. Continue reading [...]

Brown Worms Found Around Home Might Be Earthworms

We think the worms our reader has discovered in her home are probably earthworms. If our reader is concerned about her son's health or worried that the worm she found in his bed came from him, then we recommend that she take him to the doctor immediately. Continue reading [...]
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