He lives in moist soil, where it comes out especially at night or after rain, he can not live in dry, so, off the ground, dies. They move by contracting and then stretching. The earthworm, moving, swallowing soil particles together with organic substances of any kind (seeds, parts of plants decomposed, eggs, larvae) that holds the body and metabolized, while the earth, enriched gastric juice is emitted from the orifice of the anal worm-like form of lumps, especially visible on the ground after the rains. This activity of ingestion of land and his expulsion at the surface allows a significant oxygenation of preventing soil compaction and thus enriching humus.

Created by Andrea Poidomani