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Lowdown on Earthworms

Norma Dixon

Lowdown on Earthworms

by Norma Dixon

  • 316 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals - Insects, Spiders, etc.,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTina Holdcroft (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9774208M
    ISBN 100613813502
    ISBN 109780613813501

      I found this on page 11 of the book Worms by Theresa Greenaway. Backyard earthworms eat by dragging vegetation into the ground and processing it in their burrows. Lowdown on Earthworms by Norma Dixon shows how you can make a wormery .   Earthworms have epic sex When it comes to sexual stamina, earthworms have other species, including humans, easily beat. The common earthworm (Lumbricus terrestris) copulates for more than three.

      Earthworms form herds and make "group decisions", scientists have discovered. The earthworms use touch to communicate and influence each other's behaviour, according to research published in the journal Ethology. By doing so the worms collectively decide to travel in the same direction as part of a single herd. This book is the best we've seen on the subject! Vermicomposting and raising earthworms has never been so easy to understand and employ. These two `master composters` share their wealth of knowledge with environment-conscious organic gardeners, hobbyists.

    Earthworms are hermaphrodites: each carries male and female sex organs. As invertebrates, they lack a true skeleton, but maintain their structure with fluid-filled coelom chambers that function as a hydrostatic skeleton. "Earthworm" is the common name for the largest members of Oligochaeta (which is a class or subclass depending on the author.   Erin’s Editions. A number of really sweet picture books have come into the library over the past couple of weeks on the topic of love. One such book, and one that stands to cause a bit of debate among readers, is Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian.. In Worm Loves Worm, two worms fall in love and decide to get t, Beetle, Spider and the Bees all want to help out, but as they start.


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