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  • EarthwormRain

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Earthworms need to breathe, they have no lungs; rather, they breathe through their skin.  This is why earthworms surface after heavy rains....
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  • Earthworm_dives

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Earthworms force air through the underground tunnels they create, thereby aerating the soil as they work and in the process they enrich the soil with castings; they aren’t just nature’s garbage disposals, but also natural gardeners....
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  • Mating_earthworms

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Earthworms are hermaphrodites. So when two worms mate, both worms produce offspring....
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  • farm

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Good quality soil, such as farm land, can have close to 1,750,000 worms per acre, yet we hardly see them....
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  • Earthwormlr

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Earthworms will eat just about any dead organic matter along with processing a variety of garbage and even tiny rocks that have organic matter on them, grinding the rocks into a paste that will enrich the soil....
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  • Red Wiggler Worms in Compost

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Earthworms consume about ½ to 1 times their body weight every day and can process about 10 pounds of organic material per worm per year....
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On an average farm with livestock, the weight of the worms beneath the surface of the land will likely outweigh the livestock that walk on top....
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  • Soil Health

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Earthworms are wholly responsible for the top layer of rich soil on the Earth....
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  • Earthworm

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Earthworms are able to regenerate most lost segments of their bodies. Some species of earthworm are able to regenerate to the extent that you can grow two living worms from one bisected worm....
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