Leeches Found in Virginia?

Answer Leeches, which are closely related to earthworms, can be found in any body of water that remains relatively still, including the Saint James and Roanoke Rivers in Virginia. There are more than 500 ... Read More »

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How to Kill Leeches?

Following a bush walk just after a rain,or being in a moist forest, you can expect to find yourselves covered in leeches. They are extremely difficult to kill and impossible to be squashed. These s... Read More »

How to Breed Leeches?

Leeches are annelids, which feed on organic mater. Although they are best known for drinking blood, most leeches feed on dead tissue and small invertebrates that they can consume whole. Those that ... Read More »

How can you tell if leeches are moldy?

I would not attempt to eat them. The white bits as you describe them could be harmless or toxic.Food poisoning is nothing to mess with.