Can earthworms be cut& live?

Answer Under certain conditions, earthworms can survive after being severed. An earthworm can lose as much of a third of its lower body and live, even growing a new posterior section. Growing a new head i... Read More »

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Do earthworms live in swamps?

Earthworms live in almost every corner on earth. Swamps are perfect places for them because of the moist environment, which earthworms require. Earthworms do not have lungs; instead, they breathe t... Read More »

How long do earthworms live on average?

A nine-year study by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment found that the average lifespan of an earthworm is about 4.25 years. The oldest specimen in the study lived to be n... Read More »

Can earthworms live in moistened sawdust?

Earthworms can live in a variety of places, including sawdust, shredded paper, leaves or dirt. It is important to keep worm's bedding moist, or they can dry out and die.References:City of Renton (W... Read More »

How far into the ground do earthworms live?

Earthworms are found in most damp soil across the planet. Although the depths of their burrows vary, most worms live within three specific depths. Surface dwelling worms live 1 to 20 inches below t... Read More »