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Yellow secretion from red worms

Posted by nyc_teacher (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 29, 08 at 20:58

We're starting a classroom red worm compost bin and the children were observing the worms. When they held the worms, there was a yellow secretion that got on their hands and the white paper plates. I can't find information about what it is. I didn't know that the worms "pee." Do you know? Thank you!

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RE: Yellow secretion from red worms

wikipedia says that it's a defense mechanism of Eisenia fetidas

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