How do earthworms breathe?

Answer Earthworms are living creatures, and must process oxygen to survive. Yet they spend most of their lives underground, where there isn't much air. They don't have lungs, but still manage to absorb ox... Read More »

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How big are earthworms?

Earthworms, commonly referred to as nightcrawlers, are found in warm, moist soil. Earthworms are useful as fish bait and are fed upon by birds. Earthworms help sustain plant life by burrowing into ... Read More »

Do earthworms eat grass?

Yes, earthworms will eat grass, but only in small quantities and only if no better food is available. Grass clippings are not a preferred food for earthworms. In compost, grass will heat up the bin... Read More »

How to Gather Earthworms?

Going on that big time fishing trip soon and have no bait? Want a better garden and some free organic fertilizer? Earthworms are a great way to catch fish or fertilize a garden. If you wonder about... Read More »

Can earthworms smell?

No, earthworms cannot smell, as they do not have noses. However, they can "taste" with chemoreceptors, or sense organs, located near the anterior part of their body. The receptors react with chemic... Read More »