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Brownish-Pink Worm Speculated to Correlate With This Man’s Weight Loss

“As my husband has been losing a bit of weight, he was wondering if [this worm] was something other than an earthworm!” writes this reader to us about the creature photographed below. In the photo, we see a long, thin, pinkish-brown worm lying on what looks to be a piece of toilet paper.

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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.