Kōrero: Earthworms

Earthworm life cycle

Earthworm life cycle

After earthworms mate, their fertilised eggs are held in a protective cocoon. The baby worms (hatchlings) emerge and burrow into the soil, where they grow into juvenile then mature worms.

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Source: Bobbie Kalman, The life cycle of an earthworm. New York: Crabtree, 2004

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Gregor Yeates. 'Earthworms - Earthworms in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 21-May-14
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/15491/earthworm-life-cycle