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Name: Karen Lee
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Age: 14
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
Why are earthworms attracted to sunlight?


Replies:
I don't believe they are. Earthworms are frequently on the surface after rains because of saturation of the soil, not because they are attracted to light.

J. Elliott


Actually, earthworms avoid light. They'd be eaten if they were exposed during the day. At night, they are stunned by a strong light. It is not within their behaviors to deal with a change of light at that speed.

Steve Sample


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