Story: Earthworms



We usually only see earthworms when the soil is disturbed, or when they come to the surface after their burrows have been flooded. If they do not quickly find cover, they die from exposure to ultraviolet light.

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Gregor Yeates, 'Earthworms - What are earthworms?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Gregor Yeates, published 24 Nov 2008