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Video shot by the Depoe Bay Fire District shows what looks like giant earthworms squirming on the roadway as workers scooped up piles of the wriggling mess with a bulldozer.
The snake was barely bigger than an earthworm, curled in the palm of someone’s hand.
Although not technically a fertilizer, nutrient rich compost contains earthworms and other helpful microbes that benefit plant growth.
The ranks include not only fireflies but also some beetles, millipedes and earthworms.
The new earthworms coming in are from all over Asia, and there are a number of different species.
Forget flash cards, wall words and kindergarten readiness — Scandinavian parents are keener to have their young children climb trees and dig for earthworms than learn academic facts.
There are rats that feed on seeds, rats that feed on fruits, rats that feed on earthworms, rats that feed on leaves.
In the meantime, count on Sirocco to boom loudly online, for kākāpō and many others—from monk seals to conservation dogs to earthworms—with surplus charm and unending charisma.
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