Earthworm Animal Pictures

Lumbricina

Earthworm - Lumbricus terrestris

close up of an earthworm
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A baby worm can move soil that is 500 times its own weight.

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earthworm on a leaf
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earthworm digging into soil

What Do Earthworms Eat
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Hand holding compost with redworms. A farmer showing the worms in his hands at Chuadanga, Bangladesh.

What Do Earthworms Eat-earthworms in soil
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A farmer showing compost with red worms in his hands at Chuadanga, Bangladesh.

What Do Earthworms Eat
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Earthworms are decomposers, meaning they break down organic matter into basic nutrients for the soil.