night crawler


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night crawler:

see earthwormearthworm,
terrestrial, cylindrical segmented worm of the class Oligochaeta. There are 2,200 earthworm species, found all over the world except in arid and arctic regions and ranging in size from 1 in. (2.5 cm) to the 11-ft (330-cm) giant worms of the tropics.
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Then he trained the small disc of light on the damp grass and began looking for night crawlers.
For his final challenge Burrell had to eat night crawler worms, huge beetle larvae, cockroaches, ``vomit'' fruit and, finally, kangaroos' testicles.
The sparrow that arrives before everyone else is the one that snatches the night crawler.
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Impervious stone walls greet the noble night crawler and the descent down into the club is more like entering Dantes Inferno than Doran's disco.
Lumbricus terrestris - the common night crawler - is also a valuable tool for determining the health and viability of crop-producing soils.
The paper presented in Philadelphia was based upon studies performed with "...an exotic species of earthworm - Eudrilus eugeniae - commonly called 'African Night Crawler.'
Speaking of which, I have also learned that the trash problem in urban households can now be addressed by way of vermi composting with the introduction of the African Night Crawler or ANC Dormitel, which was discovered by an agricultural technologist from Kidapawan City.
And if you've ever used a fat night crawler to catch a bass or crappie, you know that earthworms make great fishing bait.
The most important species in terms of soil improvement is the night crawler (Lumbricus terrestris), which specializes in taking organic matter from the soil's surface and storing it in underground middens, which are combination food supply/trash heaps.
FORMER royal butler Paul Burrell raised record amounts for a North Wales charity by dining on night crawler worms, cockroaches and kangaroos' testicles.
Earlier, Fash trembled as meal worms, crayfish, stink beetles, night crawler worms, bush cockroaches, Goliath stick insects and crickets were poured into his trousers.