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Toxic Flatworm or Leech?

A reader's dog accidentally transported a terrestrial flatworm into his kitchen. We are confident that this creature isn't a threat to him or his dog. Continue reading [...]

Worm on Couch Could be a Leech

One of our readers found a worm on his couch that we think might be a leech. This creature might have come from his dogs, so we advise him to check for more leeches and take his dogs to the vet if necessary. Continue reading [...]

Getting Rid of Leeches in Cattails

We recently heard from two readers, both curious about how to get rid of leeches in cattails and in a pond, respectively. We are happy to provide some information about leech removal for our readers! Continue reading [...]

How to Sell Leeches in Ghana

We just heard from a reader in Ghana who is interested in information about leeches. Specifically, he would like to know where and how he could sell these leeches. Continue reading [...]

Reader has Likely Discovered Leeches or Terrestrial Flatworms

A reader from South Florida just requested some information about the creatures in a photo she sent us. She thinks they are leeches, but would like us to confirm. Continue reading [...]

Black Shiny Worm

We recently received a photo and question from a reader. She found a creature near her flowerbeds that she thinks might be a slug or leech, and is curious if it could be harmful. The photo shows a small worm-like organism that is shiny black and doesn’t have any appendages or antenna. Continue reading [...]
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