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Bipalium between the rains

Hi blog. July started as a major disappointment – it rained every day for the first eight days of the month.  Our grand total of sunshine during that period was 24 minutes!  Temperatures dropped to the low twenties, and people … Continue reading

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Quick profile: Land planaria

Land planaria, sometimes known as arrow-head worms or hammer-head worms, of the genus Bipalium. Its Japanese name is kogaibiru (笄蛭), named after an ornamental hair pin. This is a predatory flatworm.  It feeds on earthworms, snails and slugs.  Some species … Continue reading

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