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Jumping worms, the evil twin of earthworms, showing up in California

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Amynthas agrestis, also known as the Asian jumping worm, is an invasive species. The worms are known for their insatiable appetite and ability to jump a foot in the air. According to recent news coverage, Asian jumping worms have been spotted in California with greater frequency.
1 month ago·Garden, United States

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Jumping worms, the evil twin of earthworms, showing up in California

Gardeners beware -- the invasive Amynthas agrestis, also known as the Asian jumping worm, could be wiggling around a garden near you. These worms are known for their ability to jump a foot in the air.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Jumping worms, the evil twin of earthworms, showing up in California - Freedom Rock Radio

Gardeners beware — the invasive Amynthas agrestis, also known as the Asian jumping worm, could be wiggling around a garden near you. These worms are known for their insatiable appetite and ability to jump a foot in the air. Yes,… Continue Reading →

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Jumping Worms, The ‘Evil Twin’ Of Earthworms, Showing Up In California, Elsewhere

By Allison Finch Gardeners beware: the invasive Amynthas agrestic — also known as the Asian jumping worm — could be wiggling around a garden near you. These worms are known for their insatiable appetite and ability to jump a foot in the air. Yes, you read that right. ->“True to their name, they jump and thrash immediately when handled, behaving more like a threatened snake than a worm, sometimes even breaking and shedding their tail when caught,…

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